Thursday, December 3, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Higher After November Jobs Report: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar hits two-and-a-half-year low on risk-on trades, shares buoyant

[CNBC] Employment growth slows sharply in November amid coronavirus surge

[Reuters] Analysis: As stocks soar, government shutdown looms amid pandemic

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit widens less than expected in October

[Reuters] Global debt to hit $200 trillion - S&P Global

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. posts daily records in cases, hospitalizations and deaths for the first time since spring

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Vaccination Plans; U.S. Sees Record Cases: Virus Update

[AP] US intelligence director says China is top threat to America

[Reuters] Some Sino-U.S. relations damage 'beyond repair', Chinese state media warns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China State Firms Once Deemed ‘Safe’ Now Rocked by Defaults

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cnooc Among Four China Firms Cited by U.S. for Military Ties

[CNBC] Pandemic-induced options trading craze shows no signs of slowing down

[Reuters] Analysis: Is a post-COVID currency war coming?

[WSJ] Weather-Upending La NiƱa Is a Headache for Farmers Around the World

[FT] Investors seek inflation protection as economic optimism rises

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Retreat From Records Amid Vaccine Concern: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. dollar slides to 2-1/2-year low on vaccine optimism

[Reuters] Brief - Pfizer Slashed Its COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Target After Facing Supply-Chain Obstacles - WSJ

[CNN] California issues regional stay-at-home order to battle record Covid-19 surge

[Reuters] $908 billion coronavirus aid bill draws conservative backing in U.S. Congress

[Reuters] U.S. regulatory panel warns pandemic driving 'elevated' financial risks

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Global death toll climbs to 1.5 million; U.S. crosses 14 million infections

[Yahoo Finance] California tops Hawaii as the state with the worst unemployment picture in the US

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Blackouts, Fires Batter California Again as High Winds Rage

[Bloomberg] California to Lock Down Economy If ICUs Fall Short of Capacity

[Bloomberg] Vaccines’ Side Effects Risk Sidelining Health Workers While Cases Surge

[WSJ] Pfizer Slashed Its Original Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout Target After Supply-Chain Obstacles

[WSJ] Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Moving in Right Direction, Party Leaders Say

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs as vaccine cheer overshadows grim data 

[CNBC] Pelosi and McConnell resume talks as Congress rushes to strike a Covid stimulus deal

[AP] US virus deaths top 3,100 in a single day for the first time

[Reuters] New U.S. coronavirus aid bill uncertain as Senate leaders joust

[Reuters] Trump says he will support a coronavirus relief bill

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] McConnell Calls for Congress to Focus on Narrow Stimulus

[Reuters] U.S. pandemic death toll mounts as danger season approaches

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Waller Confirmed for Fed With Shelton’s Nomination Still in Limbo

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Outlook Darkens With GDP Miss, End to ‘Colossal’ Spending