Monday, December 28, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S.  and Global Stocks Ride the Stimulus Wave: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs After House Backs Trump’s Call for $2,000 Checks

[Reuters] Dollar languishes amid pandemic aid optimism, pound meanders

[Reuters] Battle over $2,000 COVID-19 aid checks shifts to U.S. Senate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Senate GOP Has Stimulus Dilemma as Democrats Side With Trump

[CNBC] U.S. home prices rise at fastest pace in more than 6 years

[NPR] The Spectacular Rise Of SPACs: The Backwards IPO That's Taking Over Wall Street

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bearish Dollar Bets Near Decade High as 2020 Draws to an End

[CNBC] Covid live updates: U.S. could be missing the new Covid variant due to testing constraints

[Yahoo/LA Times] L.A. County issues most dire coronavirus warnings yet: Hospitals in crisis as death toll surges toward 10,000

[Reuters] Analysis: Thumbs up for emerging markets' QE experiment but risks loom

[Bloomberg] Retail’s Boom-and-Bust 2020, in 10 Charts

[WSJ] How the 2020 QE Boom Might Trip Up Central Bankers

[WSJ] Pandemic Reshapes U.S. Employment, Speeding Changes Across Industries

[WSJ] U.S. Home-Price Growth Accelerated in October

[FT] Corporate America experiences ‘K-shaped’ recovery

[FT] China grapples with stagnant inflation as consumers remain cautious

[FT] Global banks scoop up record $125bn fee haul in 2020

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Higher on U.S. Aid; Treasuries Retreat: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street climbs to record as fiscal aid bill signed

[Reuters] U.S. House votes to override Trump veto of key defense bill

[Reuters] U.S. House approves $2,000 coronavirus aid checks sought by Trump

[CNBC] Covid live updates: House fast-tracks passage of larger stimulus checks; TSA screens record passengers

[Yahoo Finance] 2020 Has Been the Year of SPAC IPOs: Here Are the Prominent 4

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Retailers See Rise in Loan Rejections, Beige Book Says

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] U.S. stocks touch record highs, Treasury yields rise on stimulus, Brexit

[Reuters] After Trump backs down on stimulus bill, lawmakers set to vote on higher relief checks

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Hot weather hampers emerging markets’ vaccine distribution; TSA screens record passengers

[Reuters] Britain reports record daily number of new coronavirus cases, topping 40,000

[Reuters] Coronavirus variant from South Africa found in Japan

[Bloomberg] Climate Change Led to Record Insurance Payouts in 2020

[WSJ] Pushback on Xi’s Vision for China Spreads Beyond U.S.