Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Bonds Dip Amid Hope for Stimulus Deal: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. House to take up one-week stopgap bill as COVID-19 talks drag on

[CNBC] Mortgage rates set 14th record low of the year, driving even more refinance demand

[CNBC] Covid live updates: UK regulator issues allergy warning for Pfizer vaccine; clinical trials show a Chinese vaccine is 86% effective

[Reuters] China bank loans rise more than expected in November, credit growth eases - Reuters poll

[CNBC] China’s consumer prices drop for the first time since 2009

[Reuters] UK PM Johnson warns EU over Brexit trade talks: back down or it's no-deal

[Reuters] Talk of a 'no deal' Brexit grows as deadline looms

[Reuters] UK warns people with serious allergies to avoid Pfizer vaccine after two adverse reactions

[Reuters] Special Report-How oil majors shift billions in profits to island tax havens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Love SPACs But You Should Watch Out

[Reuters] Arctic warming cascades through ocean and over land, U.S. report says

[Bloomberg] China’s Credit Growth Shows Signs of Peaking in November

[WSJ] U.S. Job Openings Slipped in Early December

[WSJ] Covid-19 Pandemic Puts Squeeze on Pension Plans

[WSJ] Fragile Covid-19 Vaccine Rolled Out in the U.K. Tests Global Supply Network

[FT] ETF inflows surge to beat previous monthly record by 14.5%

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian markets look to rise on vaccine, stimulus hopes

[Reuters] Trump administration makes new $916 billion offer for COVID-19 aid

[CNBC] Covid live updates: U.S. adds 1 million cases in just four days, now above 15 million

[CNBC] Here’s why these 7 U.S. mall owners, including Simon, are in trouble, S&P warns

[CNBC] Jamie Dimon says he wouldn’t touch Treasurys with a 10-foot pole at these rates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gundlach Sees Inflation Above 2% Next Year After Hitting Trough

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street closes higher on vaccine lift; S&P 500, Nasdaq at records

[Reuters] Senate's McConnell urges dropping liability, state aid in COVID-19 deal; Schumer rejects

[Reuters] As U.S. companies push to get workers vaccinated, states disagree on who's essential

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Cases Top 15 Million; U.K. Vaccinations Begin: Virus Update

[CNBC] The FDA says Pfizer’s Covid vaccine is safe and effective. But trial participants warn of intense symptoms after second shot

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] New York City’s Credit Rating Outlook Lowered to Negative

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Portugal Sets Precedent With Near-Junk Bonds That Yield Nothing