Sunday, December 27, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb; Treasuries Retreat: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Set for Best Close in Seven Weeks as Trump Signs Stimulus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Alibaba Antitrust Fears Drive $200 Billion Chinese Tech Selloff

[AP] Trump signs massive measure funding government, COVID relief

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Georgia Senate Races Near Finish With Trump a Central Player

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Trump continues push for $2,000 stimulus checks after signing relief bill

[The Hill] Fauci: Mutant coronavirus strain must be taken 'very seriously'

[Yahoo Finance] Fed policy in 2021: Three things to watch

[AP] A divided nation asks: What’s holding our country together?

[Reuters] U.S. embassy urges China to release 12 Hong Kong fugitives

[Reuters] U.S. bolsters support for Taiwan and Tibet, angering China

[Bloomberg] Top U.S. Health Officials Warn of Post-Holiday Coronavirus Surge

[Bloomberg] The Winning Credit Trades That Made Debt Investors Rich in 2020

[NYT] As Bills Pile Up, Many Anxiously Keep Tabs on the Stimulus Bill

[WSJ] Covid-19 Upended Americans’ Finances, Just Not in the Ways We Expected

[WSJ] Globalization in Retreat

[WSJ] China’s Empire of Concrete

[FT] Markets shock in 2020 gives way to IPO boom

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equity Futures Climb; Dollar Edges Lower: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Global shares edge up on news Trump signs aid bill

[Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint to strongest level in 30 months

[Reuters] Trump signs pandemic aid and spending bill, averting government shutdown

[Reuters] U.S. government heads toward chaotic end to 2020 as Trump fights Congress

[Reuters] Factbox-What happens if the U.S. government runs out of money on Monday?

[Reuters] Chinese banks to feel fund-raising pain as investors fear bad loans