Monday, December 14, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rebound After Four-Day Slump: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on stimulus hopes; Fed meet in focus

[Reuters] Dollar heavy amid stimulus progress, pound buoyed by Brexit hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs as Stimulus, Fed and Fresh Lockdowns Support Advance

[CNBC] FDA staff endorses emergency use of Moderna’s Covid vaccine in a critical step toward approval

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] More U.S. Homeowners Seek to Delay Mortgage Payments

[AP] Explainer: How bad is the hack that targeted US agencies?

[CNBC] Covid live updates: U.S. hospitalizations top 110,000 as vaccine rollout continues

[CNBC] Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said that 90% of small businesses have exhausted PPP funds

[Reuters] Fleeing New Yorkers resulted in an estimated $34 bln in lost income -study

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Offers $145 Billion to Banks as Cash Supply Tightens

[Reuters] China's factory recovery steps up as export, consumer demand grows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Recovery Gathers Pace, Setting Up Strong Growth for 2021

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Rules Out Freeing Fannie-Freddie Before Biden Takes Over

[Reuters] China's Nov property investment growth slows as land purchases weaken

[Bloomberg] China’s Tougher Delisting Rules Send Weakest Stocks Plunging

[WSJ] Suspected Russian Hack Said to Have Gone Undetected for Months

[WSJ] The U.S.-China Tech War Won’t End Under Biden

[WSJ] Fannie, Freddie Privatization Decisions Likely to Be Left to Biden Administration

[FT] Federal Reserve’s final meeting of 2020: four things to watch

[FT] China suspends top credit rating agency as defaults hit market

[FT] El-Erian: The risks that investors should prepare for in 2021

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall for Fourth Day; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends down, Walt Disney weighs

[Reuters] Dollar falls, sterling jumps as Brexit deal hopes lift risk appetite

[Reuters] Dueling paths for coronavirus relief, budget bills as U.S. Congress enters key week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] GOP Senator Expects Relief Bill by Mid-Week: Congress Update

[AP] US agencies, companies secure networks after huge hack

[Reuters] WHO says authorities investigating new COVID-19 variant in England

[Reuters] U.S. sanctions NATO ally Turkey over purchase of Russian defense system

[Bloomberg] More U.S. Homeowners Seek to Delay Mortgage Payments

[Bloomberg] China Set to Plug Liquidity Gap as $92 Billion of Funds Mature

[Bloomberg] The Rising Cost to Feed Animals Is Squeezing Meat Producers

[NYT] With Americans Stuck at Home, Trade With China Roars Back

[FT] UK warns of threat from new Covid-19 variant

Monday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Pare Gains; Dollar Weakens With Oil: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Bipartisan group to release Covid relief bill as Congress faces pressure to send help

[CNBC] Covid live updates: New virus variant spreading in UK; Pfizer vaccine ships out in U.S.

[Reuters] U.S. consumers uncertain about labor market, finances -New York Fed survey

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] NYC Should Prepare for Full Shutdown Possibility, Mayor Says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] A Fed Failure to Deliver Could Finally Push U.S. Yields Above 1%

[CNN] New variant of Covid-19 identified in UK, minister says, as London heads back into strict lockdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Distressed Commercial-Property Sales Seen Surpassing Last Crisis

[Bloomberg] U.S. Financial Conditions Easiest on Record, Goldman Sachs Says

[FT] Germany braced as hard lockdown set to trigger double-dip recession