Sunday, January 17, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equity Futures Fluctuate, Dollar Edges Higher: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Global stocks sink as coronavirus fears outweigh recovery hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Edges Up From December Low With Focus on Stimulus, Dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Losses on Stronger Dollar and Still-Surging Virus

[CNBC] Biden plans immediate executive actions to roll back Trump era after inauguration speech

[AP] What Biden can and can’t get from an evenly divided Senate

[CNN] Expert sees 'a ray of sunshine' in Covid-19 battle, but deaths and variant cases are growing in the US

[CNN] The US has 'screaming level' of Covid-19 transmission, expert says, as country adds nearly 4 million cases this month

[NYPost] One in eight recovered COVID patients die from another illness within five months: UK study

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Grew 2.3% in 2020, Accelerating Global Rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italy’s Conte Calls on Lawmakers to Back His Plan to Govern

[Reuters] German economy at risk of 'sizeable setback' if curbs extended: Bundesbank

[Reuters] Dark days are far from over: Five questions for the ECB

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Billionaires-Led ‘Gilded Age’ Comes Under Attack in Modi’s India

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Shorts Mount Before Yellen Outlines Market-Based Policy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Turmoil on India’s Cash Drain Shows Market Fragility

[WSJ] For Joe Biden, Daunting—and Unprecedented—Challenges

[FT] Inflation-adjusted US bond yields push higher from record low

[FT] China’s economy expands at faster rate than before coronavirus

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Poised For Soft Start; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap

[AP] Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US capitols

[Reuters] U.S. state capitals see few protesters after bracing for violent demonstrations

[The Hill] 7 in 10 say US democracy in threatened: survey

[Reuters] Janet Yellen to say U.S. does not seek weaker dollar: WSJ

[Reuters] "Are you detaining me?" Navalny flies home, and straight into trouble

[NYT] One Year, 400,000 Coronavirus Deaths: How the U.S. Guaranteed Its Own Failure

[WSJ] Yellen to Make Clear U.S. Doesn’t Seek Weak Dollar

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Most Mideast Equity Gauges Fall as Earnings Roll In: Inside EM

[AP] Statehouses, US capital brace for potentially violent week

[Reuters] Italy's Conte struggles to secure support in Senate showdown

[Reuters] Italy public debt to hit new post-war record in 2021 at 158.5% of GDP - source

[Bloomberg] The Rich Are Minting Money in the Pandemic Like Never Before

[Bloomberg] Parched California Braces for Winter Fire Season, Blackouts

[WSJ] Covid-19 Vaccines Are Getting Stuck at the Last Step

[FT] Gensler: Wall Street’s new sheriff is on a mission

[FT] US banks’ trading bonanza keeps Wall Street booming

FT] Pompeo tries to pin Biden down with parting foreign policy blitz