Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Congress Certifies Biden’s Presidency

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Stimulus: Markets Wrap

[MarketWatch] U.S. trade deficit widens 8% in November

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall

[AP] A moment in America, unimaginable but perhaps inevitable

[Reuters] Two top White House officials resign after Capitol violence, more on the way: sources

[Reuters] U.S. considering adding Alibaba, Tencent to China stock ban - sources

[Reuters] China says U.S. will pay 'heavy price' for interference

[CNBC] Covid live updates: WHO warns of ‘tipping point;’ U.S. hospitalizations top 132,000

[CNBC] A record number of people died from Covid the last two days in America as rioters stormed U.S. Capitol

[Reuters] China reports most COVID cases in five months as Hebei infections rise

[Reuters] Plan for Tokyo state of emergency moves forward as COVID-19 cases surge

[Reuters] Natural disasters cause $210 billion in damage in 2020, insurer says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Quant Funds Dump Treasury Longs and Look for Trigger to Short

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Everything Rally Defies Washington Mayhem After Deadly Clash

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Market Value Tops $1 Trillion as Bitcoin Breaches $37,000

[Bloomberg] U.S. Trade Gap Widened to Second-Biggest on Record in November

[Bloomberg] Global Food Prices at Six-Year High Are Set to Keep On Climbing

[FT] What Yellen’s career tells us her views on fiscal policy

[FT] Assault on US Capitol deepens Republican divide

[FT] Chinese officials and media mock storming of Capitol Hill