Sunday, January 3, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop as Virus Spike Ignites Lockdown Fears: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Stumbles Into 2021 as Bets on Global Recovery Dominate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Roars Out of Blocks in 2021 as Real Yields, Dollar Decline

[Reuters] World stocks ring in new year with record highs

[CNN] California reports more than 45,000 new coronavirus cases as surge continues into new year

[CNBC] Covid live updates: UK begins Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccinations; official more concerned of South Africa variant

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dealmakers Cancel Christmas in Busiest-Ever Holiday M&A Season

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond ETFs Survived 2020 Liquidity Scare. But Just Barely.

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Three Big Telcos Slide on NYSE’s Move to Delist ADRs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Banks, Developers Slump as Beijing Caps Loans to Curb Risk

[Reuters] China's Dec factory activity growth slows, higher costs hit firms

[Reuters] Asian factories shake off COVID-19 hit, tighter controls cloud outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Oil Majors May Face U.S. Delisting After Telcos Cut

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Makes Rating Firm Pay for Corporate Fraud for First Time

[AP] Iran starts 20% uranium enrichment, seizes tanker in strait

[WSJ] ‘It’s a Desperate Time’: Crush of Covid-19 Patients Strains U.S. Hospitals

[FT] China’s renminbi jumps as global markets kick off 2021

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures slip as Wall Street kicks off the new year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Hits Two-Month High as Dollar, Real Yields Face Pressure

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Dips, Gold Climbs; Stocks Hold Near Record: Markets Wrap

[AP] The Latest: Texas hospitalizations hit yet another record

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Judy Shelton for Fed Is Among Trump Nominations Sent to Senate

[FT] China’s central bank faces tricky balance to support liquidity

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S. Senate control, and Biden's agenda, at stake as Georgia runoff elections loom

[AP] Congress opening new session as virus, Biden’s win dominate

[AP] The Latest: US virus death toll hits 350,000; surge feared

[CNBC] More cases of new Covid variant found in the U.S., threatening to worsen nation’s outbreak

[Reuters] Stricter lockdown restriction likely on the way, says UK PM Johnson

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Market’s Bets on 2021 Reflation Face January Reckoning

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dizzying Valuations, IPO Craze Tick Boxes on Bubble Checklist

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Credit Week Ahead: Bond Sales Line Up Amid High-Stakes Vote

[WSJ] How the American Mortgage Machine Works

[FT] Default warning as US energy sector’s financial woes persist