TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 09/14 – 09/20

Weekend 09/19 & 09/20

Trump ‘Blesses’ Deal Valuing TikTok At $60 Billion As ByteDance Keeps ‘Secret Sauce’ – Zerohedge
Here Are The Most Popular ESG Fund Holdings – Zerohedge
The Tech Boom Is Slowing. Here’s What Could Be Coming Next – barrons


Friday 09/18

Business Live – guardian

Trump Administration to Ban TikTok and WeChat From U.S. App Stores – nyt
Stocks Drop To Session Lows After Pelosi Says She Is Sticking To $2.2 Trillion In Stimulus Bill Demand – Zerohedge
Trump to block downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday – cnbc
Caixabank values Bankia at 4.3 billion euros in deal to become biggest Spanish bank – Reuters

Thursday 09/17

Business Live – guardian

Moderna expects to know if its coronavirus vaccine works by November, CEO says – cnbc
Bank of England: No policy change but keeping its options open – ing
Pound Tumbles After BOE Said It Discussed Implementation Of Negative Rates – Zerohedge
Societe Generale says now sees an 80% probability of a no deal between UK and EU – Reuters
European new car sales fall by 17.6% year-on-year in August – ACEA – Reuters

Wednesday 09/16

Business Live – guardian
Here are Wednesday’s biggest analyst calls of the day: Apple, Tesla,, Tapestry & more – CNBC

3 ways tech stocks resemble the 2000 bubble—and one way they don’t – FORTUNE
Snowflake Shares Soar 115% In Red-Hot IPO, Minting Three New Billionaires – forbes
Fed Says No Rate Hikes Until 2023 – Dollar Buyers Unfazed – bk
A low-profile investor who bet on Snowflake eight years ago is up more than $11 billion after IPO pop – cnbc
FOMC Signals Rates Unchanged Through At Least 2023 Despite GDP Forecast Upgrade; Kaplan, Kashkari Dissent – Zerohedge
SNOW Flakes After Record Software IPO – Zerohedge
Snowflake IPO: How the stock is trading on its debut – yahoofinance
Market value of big fintech companies rises to $1 trillion, more than the largest banks – CNBC
US Retail Sales Disappoint, Online Spending Growth Hits A Wall As Government Handouts End – Zerohedge
Step Aside FAAMGs: Goldman Presents The “Future Five” Stocks That Will Define The Decade – Zerohedge
JPMorgan Warns Of $200 Billion In Forced Month-End Selling – Zerohedge
OECD boosts economic outlook but warns against tightening policy too quickly – Marketwatch
Inditex Returns To Profitability And Generates €734 M Net Cash In The Second Quarter – thecorner
Zara owner Inditex says store sales recovering as it returns to profit – Reuters
Blackstone warns of a ‘lost decade’ where stock market returns are ‘anemic’ – cnbc
Meet Snowflake, one of the buzziest tech IPOs ever – fortune

Tuesday 09/15

Business Live – guardian
5 things to know before the stock market opens Tuesday – cnbc
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Nvidia, Amazon, Lennar, Walmart & more – cnbc
Apple reveals new iPads and Apple Watch – live updates – cnn

Will FOMC be Good or Bad for the Dollar? – bk
FedEx stock jumps after company reports ongoing ‘strong demand’ for deliveries – Marketwatch
Microsoft raises dividend by about 10% – Marketwatch
Watch Live: Apple Debuts New Watch During First ‘iPhone-Free’ Event In 8 Years – Zerohedge
U.S. dollar softness to continue; Euro, yen best placed: PIMCO – Reuters
Fed to signal interest-rates hikes won’t be an issue until 2024 – Marketwatch
Oil prices finish higher as Hurricane Sally disrupts Gulf of Mexico energy production – Marketwatch
A Staggering 84% Of All S&P500 Assets Are Now Intangible – Zerohedge
How long the $300 unemployment benefit lasts all depends on which state you live in – Marketwatch
Tech, healthcare mega deals boost virus-stricken M&A market – Reuters
US Industrial Production Big Disappointment In August As “V” Evaporates – Zerohedge
Semiconductor stocks are hot, and these numbers say they have more room to run – Marketwatch
Bill Gates doesn’t expect a virus vaccine before year-end — but he says one drugmaker has the best chance – cnbc
UK jobless rate rises for first time since COVID-19 lockdown – Reuters
Bayer settles thousands of U.S. Roundup cases with trial attorneys – Reuters
U.K. economy has shed 700,000 jobs since March. And it’s about to get worse – Marketwatch
Chinese Econ Data Beats Across The Board: Retail Sector Grows For The First Time In 2020; Yuan Soars – Zerohedge
China’s industrial engine gathers speed, consumers open wallets in boost to recovery – Reuters




Monday 09/14

Markets lifted by deal-making frenzy – business live – guardian

COVID-19 hit G-20 economies four times harder than financial crisis: OECD – thehill
Citigroup May Be Reprimanded by Regulators Over Risk Controls. Shares Fell Almost 6% – barrons
Nikola shares take wild ride after denial of short-seller’s allegations, report of SEC inquiry – Marketwatch
Tesla shares jump 9% amid tech rebound, Goldman comments – cnbc
JPMorgan: This Is The Worst Case Scenario For The Market Into Year-End – Zerohedge
Nvidia acquisition of Arm throws company into tech spat between U.S. and China – Reuters
Verizon Communications is buying Tracfone – breakingviews
Fossil fuel demand to take historic knock amid COVID-19 scars: BP – Reuters
UBS Contemplating Mega-Merger With Credit Suisse; Would Be Biggest Bank Deal Since Financial Crisis – Zerohedge
Nvidia’s deal for Arm could mean a real challenge to Intel and AMD, but is likely to face opposition – Marketwatch
Letter From Jensen: Creating a Premier Company for the Age of AI – nvidia
Nvidia’s Arm deal sparks quick backlash in chip industry – Reuters
Oracle Reportedly Wins Bidding War For TikTok; Microsoft Offer Rejected – Zerohedge
China Injects $500 Billion In New Monthly Credit As Surge In US Real Yields Looms – Zerohedge
Key Events This Week: Fed, Retail Sales, Industrial Production And Confidence – Zerohedge