Sunday, November 22, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Rise on Vaccine Hopes; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Vaccine progress lift stocks, dollar still sickly

[Reuters] Dollar Falls to 2018 Lows as Vaccine Progress Fuels Risk Demand

[Reuters] Oil prices extend gains on COVID vaccine hopes

[Reuters] Analysis: With end of crisis programs, Fed faces tricky post-pandemic transition

[Reuters] China says it will respond to U.S. admiral visit to Taiwan

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Airline passengers hit 8-month high as U.S. continues to notch case records

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] JPMorgan Sees Possible $300 Billion Rebalancing Flow From Stocks

[CNBC] SPAC listings hit a record high in 2020 — but what are these ‘shell companies’?

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italy's Bank Troubles Are Back to Haunt It

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Corporate Debt Binge Risks Years of Pandemic Pain

[Reuters] Euro zone corporate vulnerability at levels seen in debt crisis: ECB

[Reuters] 'We've got your back' - Trump advisor vows U.S. support in South China Sea

[Bloomberg] Why China’s Debt Defaults Are More Alarming This Time

[WSJ] White House Weighs New Action Against Beijing

[WSJ] China Vows to Investigate Bond-Market Misconduct

[WSJ] Chinese State-Owned Bank Stops Digital Bond Sale That Was Drawing Scrutiny

[FT] Beijing warns of crackdown on misconduct after bond defaults

[FT] Lessons from Japan: coping with low rates and inflation after the pandemic 

[FT] Financial conditions loosen to levels hit before Covid roiled markets

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures fall slightly to kick off week amid rising coronavirus cases

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Poised for Muted Start; Pound Ticks Up: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar pinned near major support as vaccine progress weighs 

[Reuters] First Americans could get COVID-19 vaccine by mid-December, top health official says

[Reuters] ECB emergency bond purchases to last while disruptions persist: Lane

[WSJ] Covid Upends a Rural Hospital, Where Staff Know All the Patients

[FT] Xi’s aim to double China’s economy is a fantasy

Sunday's News Links

[CNN] Nearly a quarter of all the coronavirus cases in the US were reported in November

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Busy Week for U.S. Economy Builds to Black Friday: Eco Week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Big War’ in Bonds Escalates as Treasury Rift Puts Fed in Play

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chaos in Factor Land Puts Quants on Hunt for Accidental Exposure

[Reuters] G20 leaders seek to help poorest nations in post-COVID world

[Reuters] Germany eyes $190 billion in new debt in 2021, sources say

[Reuters] Taiwan says unnamed U.S. official is visiting, cannot give details

[Bloomberg] China Evergrande Gets $4.6 Billion Lifeline from State Firms

[Bloomberg] Battered Active Managers See Salvation in Churning Stock Market

[WSJ] Bank Stocks Already Had a Wild 2020. Then November Got Even Crazier.