Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise to Record; Euro Holds Gain After ECB: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steady as Dollar Continues Decline on Biden Stimulus Bets

[Reuters] Euro clings to gains as ECB sticks to policy, dollar dips

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Losses Gather Pace, With Prices Nearing Three-Week Low

[CNBC] Weekly jobless claims total 900,000, vs 925,000 estimate

[Reuters] Yellen's call to 'act big' reflects long re-think on big government debt

[CNBC] Biden rolls out his plan to reopen schools

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Keeps Stimulus Steady as Economy Grapples With Longer Curbs

[Yahoo News] Biden tells appointees 'I will fire you on the spot' for showing disrespect to colleagues

[MSN/Bloomberg] Biden Team Sees Virus Vow at Risk on New Strain, Vaccine Stumble

[AP] Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaos

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Rippling Through Markets Is Just What Fed Wants to See

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Options Setup May Signal Risks for Stocks, Tallbacken Says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Warning Signs Flash as Emerging Markets Rally to Records

[CNBC] Covid live updates: U.S. will join WHO effort to bolster vaccinations in low-income countries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged Amid Gloomy Outlook

[Bloomberg] U.S. Housing Starts Rose to Fastest Pace Since 2006 in December

[WSJ] Housing Market Stays Tight as Homeowners Stay Put

[WSJ] Hedge Funds’ Bets on Fannie and Freddie Cause Pain

[WSJ] Bank Heavyweights Help Financial ETF Set Record

[FT] ECB holds rates and stimulus steady as it assesses recession risk

[FT] This is nuts, where are the profits?

[FT] El-Erian: Crises facing Biden threaten to create vicious cycles

[FT] Coronavirus latest: China places curbs on lunar new year travel to control outbreak

[FT] Overuse of antibiotics for meat production drives resistance in humans