This “whale of the Nasdaq” may have helped trigger the brutal stock market rout



The trigger for a seismic stock market collapse Thursday and Friday that wiped out weeks of gains for a foamy US stock market, may have been investment firm SoftBank, according to a Financial Times report (paywall). See the full story.

Another coronavirus aid program unlikely to happen after August jobs report and deal to avoid government shutdown, analyst says

Some analysts say Friday’s jobs report makes it more likely that Washington will not provide another big coronavirus aid package. A deal to prevent the federal government shutting down can also hurt the chances of a deal on aid. See the full story.

‘Most likely’ AstraZeneca vaccine to be rolled out in UK early next year

The United Kingdom recorded 2,988 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, its highest number since May 23. See the full article.

Virology experts say the key is to prevent Spanish hospitals from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 this time around

The way Spain is pulling out of the second wave of coronavirus may be a model for other countries and cities to follow. See the full story.

European stocks rebound, pulling away from U.S. tech slump

European stocks advanced on Monday, diverging from the United States after a difficult week in the markets. See the full story.


Two papers presented at the European Respiratory Society’s international congress on Monday examined patients with health sequelae from the coronavirus. See the full story.


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