TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 01/04 – 01/10

Weekend 01/09 & 01/10

California Reports Record COVID Fatalities; UK 1st In Europe To Top 3MM Deaths: Live Updates – Zerohedge
US Reports Another Daily Case Record; COVID Deaths In UK, Germany Top 1K: Live Updates – Zerohedge

Earnings to Watch Next Week: Delta Airlines, BlackRock, Citigroup and Wells Fargo in Focus – yahoofinance
Record Investor Euphoria Is Now Literally Off The Chart – Zerohedge
Experts: Gold outflows are pushing Bitcoin higher – cointelegraph
Here’s what Nio’s first sedan to rival Tesla in China looks like – cnbc
Long-Desired Bitcoin ETF Could Actually Hurt Price in Short Term: JPMorgan – yahoofinance
GM’s Cruise founder expects consolidation for makers of lidar self-driving vehicle sensors – cnbc
These 401(k) millionaires crossed the $1M threshold amid the pandemic. Here’s why. – yahoofinance
Bitcoin’s Wild Weekends Turn Efficient Market Theory Inside Out – Bloomberg
Democratic Senate control could breathe new life into net neutrality and other tech regulations – cnbc
How Bitcoin Hits $100,000 Next: Morgan Stanley Boosts Stake In Microstrategy, Opening The Floodgates – Zerohedge
Indonesian plane crashes after take-off with 62 aboard – Reuters
Key factors driving markets at the start of 2021 – russellinvestments


Friday 01/08

Global stocks hit new highs, as investors await US jobs data – business live – guardian

Stocks Rebound After Manchin Walks Back Refusal To Support Biden $2,000 Stimulus Plan – Zerohedge
“The Price Will Be High”: Biden Calls For “Trillions” In Fiscal Stimulus – Zerohedge
Gold Suffers Worst Week Since November After Bitcoin Punch – investing
Stocks Slammed Again As 10Y Yield Spikes Above CTA Liquidation Trigger – Zerohedge
Goldman Sachs cuts UK GDP forecasts with lockdown, sees first double-dip recession since the 1970s – bi
Bitcoin Nears $42k, Ethereum Up 70% In 2021 – Zerohedge
BofA: Bitcoin Is Now “The Mother Of All Bubbles”… This Is How It Could Burst – Zerohedge
Fed’s Vice Chair Sees No Tapering Until 2022, Is “Not Concerned” With Surging 10Y Yields – Zerohedge
Who’s Hiring And Who’s Firing: 372,000 Waiters And Bartenders Lost Their Jobs In December – Zerohedge
Huge December Payrolls Miss: 140,000 Jobs Lost, Worst Month Since April – Zerohedge
European markets advance as recovery hopes boost sentiment – cnbc
German industrial output, exports rise in November – Reuters
The 2021 Reflation Trade In 6 Charts – Zerohedge
Credit Suisse to slide into red as it sets aside $850 million for U.S. litigation – Reuters
Japan shares end at 30-yr peak as global reflation trade ignites rally – Reuters
China stocks snap six days of gains on Sino-U.S. tensions – Reuters
Samsung surges to new high on strong memory market outlook – bt
Hyundai says in early talks with Apple after electric vehicle tieup report – Reuters



Thursday 01/07

Business Live – guardian

Micron stock rises after earnings, outlook easily exceed expectations – Marketwatch
Boeing charged with criminal conspiracy and agrees to pay $2.5 billion to settle 737 Max probe – cnbc
A Dollar Correction Could Spoil The Party – Zerohedge
Tesla’s stock market value tops Facebook’s in huge trading – Reuters
Stocks rally to record highs, Nasdaq closes above 13,000 for the first time – cnbc
Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs on hopes for additional Democrat-backed stimulus – businessinsider
Goldman Expects Dems To Pass New $750BN Stimulus Next Month, Sending Economy Into Overdrive – zerohedge
LVMH gives Tiffany a makeover, promotes Arnault scion after $16 billion deal – Reuters
Bitcoin Surges Above $40k As Crypto Assets Top $1 Trillion – zerohedge
‘Bonds are riskier than stocks,’ investor says. Where she’s putting money to work as rates rise – cnbc
Elon Musk Just Became The Richest Person In The World – zerohedge
Amid Jobs Collapse, This Is The Ridiculous Reason Why ISM Services Just Beat Expectations – zerohedge
Cryptocurrency market is now worth half as much as Apple, after Bitcoin hit a record above $37,000 – businessinsider
10Y Treasury Yields Hit CTA Liquidation Trigger: It’s About To Get Ugly – zerohedge
Jobless Claims Improved Last Week Thanks To ‘Odd’ Plunge In Illinois – zerohedge
U.S. Congress certifies Biden win hours after harrowing Capitol Hill assault – Reuters
Saxo Chart Of The Week : OECD Private Sector Confidence – zerohedge
CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine alliance deal with Bayer – Reuters
World’s Top Economies Brace For $13 Trillion Debt Maturity Vortex – Zerohedge
Cryptocurrency market value surpasses $1 trillion for first time as bitcoin hits $37,700 record high – cnbc
Democrat Senate win drives stocks higher, bonds lower – Reuters
EMERGING MARKETS-Asian stocks swing higher after Democrats sweep U.S. Senate – Reuters
China stocks advance, Hong Kong falls on NYSE’s U-turn to delist 3 Chinese telecoms – Reuters



Wednesday 01/06

Oil prices hit 11-month high, as markets react to Georgia runoff results – business live – guardian
Live Updates: Democrats Edge Closer to Senate Control With Victory in Georgia; Second Race Too Close to Call – nyt
LIVE COVERAGE: Capitol overrun by pro-Trump mobs – thehill

Investors reposition for stimulus, spending and tax as they look to Biden – Reuters
Democrats take control of U.S. Senate as they win second race in Georgia – Reuters
Democrats win Georgia’s runoff elections, giving their party control of U.S. Senate – Marketwatch
Big-Tech & Bonds Battered But Bitcoin Bid On ‘Blue Wave’, Gold Pumped’n’Dumped – Zerohedge
FOMC Minutes Show Fed Discussing 2013-Like Taper To Bond-Purchases – Zerohedge
Here Are The Full “Blue Wave” Implications For Politics, Markets And The Economy – Zerohedge
Wall Street refused to believe the Georgia polls. Now there’s a big rotation under way. – Marketwatch
Schumer says $2K checks will be top priority of Democratic-controlled Senate – thehill
US Factory Orders Surprise To Upside In Novembe – Zerohedge
China’s central bank says it will make policy flexible, targeted in 2021 – Reuters
Coronavirus: World Bank cuts global growth estimate, but sees big Chinese recovery – scmp
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: SunPower, Tesla, Beyond Meat, JPMorgan & more – cnbc
US Services Sector Disappoints In December As Costs Soar – Zerohedge
NYSE will delist three big China telecoms, reversing decision once again – cnbc
U.S. could see up to 150,000 more COVID-19 deaths by February as new strain takes hold, expert warns – Marketwatch
FTSE soars above 3.5% as markets focus on a potential US Democratic sweep – yahoofinance
ADP Prints Big Surprise Drop In Employment In December – Zerohedge
Feds have delivered two-thirds of COVID stimulus check money – nyp
Researchers expect the US to face underpopulation, blaming a falling birth rate and economic crises – cnbc
BOE Governor Bailey Warns Brexit Will Bring Big Economic Losses – Bloomberg
Goldman sees a $600 billion stimulus package coming if Democrats win the Senate majority – cnbc
Germany: Last deflation – ing
Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas Chases Tesla Price, Raising Target To $810 From $540 – Zerohedge
European regulator approves Moderna Covid vaccine for use in the EU – cnbc
European stocks rise as possible ‘blue sweep’ in Georgia lifts U.S. stimulus hopes – Reuters
US: The Blue wave comes rolling in – ing
Raphael Warnock beats Kelly Loeffler in Georgia runoffs – axios
Democratic challenger Ossoff takes lead in Georgia Senate race – Edison – Reuters
World Bank: China’s growth to pick up at 7.9% in 2021 –
China’s fund manager who made 134 per cent in 2020 sees major risk from rally in red-hot stocks – scmp
Bitcoin soars above $35,000, hitting new high – cnbc
GM delivered 2.9 million vehicles in China in 2020, down 6.2% y/y – Reuters


Tuesday 01/05

Business Live – guardian

Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas raises Tesla price target to a Wall Street high of $810 – cnbc
GOP pollster says ‘the next 48 hours are going to be among the worst’ ever for Republicans – cnbc
Georgia senate race: What’s at stake in Tuesday’s runoff elections – nyp
South African Covid variant appears to ‘obviate’ antibody drugs, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says – cnbc
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Micron Technology, First Solar, Moderna & more – cnbc
JPMorgan says bitcoin could rise to $146,000 long-term as it competes with gold – cnbc
Here’s what happens if you own a share of a Chinese company that gets delisted – cnbc
Asian stocks grind lower as focus shifts to Georgia Senate runoff – Reuters
Nasdaq-listed Chinese video platform Bilibili to raise over $2 billion in Hong Kong listing – cnbc
China’s blue-chip stocks rally on consumer strength – Reuters
In sudden reversal, NYSE says will not delist three Chinese telecom firms – Reuters

Monday 01/04

Markets boosted as Oxford vaccine rollout begins – business live – guardian
Here are Monday’s biggest analyst calls of the day: Boeing, Goldman, Airbnb, DoorDash, & more – cnbc
What’s Behind Today’s Sudden Selloff: The Answer Lies In Georgia – Zerohedge
Stocks Are “Overbought And Frothy” Warns Wall Street’s Most Accurate Analyst – Zerohedge
Boris Johnson Imposes New National Lockdown Across England: Live Updates – Zerohedge

Electric-vehicle SPAC sell-off is a ‘sign of health,’ Jim Cramer says – cnbc
Attempts to delegitimize election are bigger global risk than Covid-19, risk assessment group says – nbcnews
Joe Biden Says $2,000 Stimulus Checks ‘Will Never Get There’ if Loeffler and Perdue Elected – newsweek
Stocks Suffer Worst Start To A Year Since The Dot-Com Crash – Zerohedge
Hedge fund manager Scaramucci launches cryptocurrency fund – Reuters
Big Questions Hang Over Tech – Zerohedge
Air travel tracker: How many people are flying in the U.S.? – nbc
Moderna increases minimum 2021 Covid vaccine production by 20% to 600 million doses – cnbc
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Quantumscape, Tesla, Boeing, McDonald’s & more – cnbc
Despite Lockdowns, December Manufacturing PMI Revised To Highest Since 2014 – Zerohedge
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Groupe shareholders approve merger to create Stellantis – cnbc
How the Georgia Senate runoffs could rattle U.S. stocks – Reuters
The latest on Georgia runoff and Trump’s bid to overturn the election – cnn
Georgia election: All you need to know about key Senate runoff races – bbc
Georgia runoff election results – live: Democrats lead polls as Perdue backs Trump ‘mafia boss’ election call – independent
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Magellan Health, FLIR Systems, Tesla & more – cnbc
EUROPE: Manufacturing growth accelerates in final month of 2020 – markit
GERMANY: Manufacturing sector ends 2020 with further strong growth, but supply chain pressures build – markit
Morgan Stanley says stocks are due for a drawdown and there are 3 catalysts that may cause it – cnbc
A year since Covid first emerged in China, the world battles its deadliest surge in cases yet – cnbc
Key Events In The Coming Action-Packed Week – Zerohedge
European markets bounce in first trading session of the new year; Travel stocks up 3% – cnbc
Bitcoin is breaking records because bigger investors are buying it now, says PwC – cnbc
CHINA: PMI signals softer improvement in manufacturing conditions – markit
And The First Country To Move To A 100% Digital Monetary System Is… Venezuela – Zerohedge