Sunday, January 10, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Rises as Stocks Retreat: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks slip on virus fears, dollar hits highest in 2-1/2 weeks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steadies After Treasury Yields Drop Amid Investor Caution

[Reuters] Oil falls on renewed lockdowns, stronger dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin’s Biggest Plunge Since March Shakes Faith in Crypto Boom

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump’s Last Days Bring Fresh Turmoil to U.S.-China Relations

[AP] Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Will Powell and Yellen Test MMT in the U.S.?

[CNBC] Covid live updates: The state of the U.S. vaccine rollout; Gilead boosts profit forecast on antiviral drug sales

[Reuters] U.S. bank quarterly profits expected to fall again from pre-COVID levels

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Head for Cover as Dollar Rebound Gathers Pace

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Consumer Prices Gain in December After Brief Decline

[Reuters] China's December factory prices fall at slowest pace in ten months

[Reuters] 'Big thing': Taiwan praises U.S. move to lift curbs on ties

[Reuters] China sees biggest daily COVID-19 case rise in over five months

[Bloomberg] Hang Seng Indexes Under Pressure as Funds Avoid Chinese Stocks

[FT] China hits out at US move to elevate relations with Taiwan

[FT] Fading allure of urban life leaves dent on US mortgage bonds

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Rises; Asian Stocks Mixed, U.S. Futures Dip: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Stock futures fall slightly after Wall Street closed at record highs to end last week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Full-Blown Mania’: Stock Market Jackpot Bells Just Keep Ringing

[AP] Businesses rethink political donations after Capitol siege

[CNBC] From tech to bitcoin, long-time bull Ed Yardeni worries a meltdown will strike the market

[Reuters] U.S. Capitol siege a 'wake-up call' for democracies, top EU diplomat says

[CNBC] JPMorgan and Citigroup join U.S. corporations halting political donations after Capitol riot

[WSJ] Capitol Riot Prompts Some Big Banks and Companies to Pause Political Funding

[FT] Taiwan manufacturers quit China over trade tensions and rising costs

Sunday's News Links

[AP] In wake of Capitol riot, Americans struggle for answers 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Inflation Debate That’s Roiling U.S. Markets Faces 2021 Test

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Resilience Test Awaits Emerging Markets Unnerved by Treasuries

[Reuters] New coronavirus variant found in travellers from Brazil: Japan government

[Reuters] Pompeo lifts restrictions on U.S.-Taiwan relationship as clock runs out on Trump administration

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] As Polar Vortex Stirs, a Deep Freeze Threatens U.S. and Europe

[WSJ] Trump’s Ban on Chinese Stocks Roils Investors

[FT] US risks enraging China by easing limits on Taiwan relations