Daily Archives: August 27, 2020


U.S. stocks surged, pushing the S&P 500 to its fourth straight record closing high. More here: https://t.co/9mhg6UJYe6 pic.twitter.com/Q5StdG8csj

— Reuters Business (@ReutersBiz) August 27, 2020

Swing state voters appear to be growing more optimistic on the state of the U.S. economy and job market, according to the latest CNBC/@ChangePolls survey. https://t.co/gvpRiw5crV pic.twitter.com/G4NdIqCFK9

— CNBC (@CNBC) August 27, 2020

Here are the highlights from Night 3 of the Republican National Convention https://t.co/0TTFtJ6gQ9

— CNBC (@CNBC) August 27, 2020

NEW: Anthony Fauci tells CNN that he was in the operating room under general anesthesia last Thursday when the White House coronavirus task force approved the narrowing of CDC testing guidance to exclude asymptomatic individuals. https://t.co/6NnYjktplD

— Axios (@axios) August 26, 2020

U.S. Sanctions Chinese Firms and Executives Active in Contested South China Sea – WSJhttps://t.co/WGg2m7FfT9

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020


#China Increases Key Purchases With U.S. Target Still Far Off – Bloomberg
*Link: https://t.co/FeKvLJjVD5 pic.twitter.com/gMw0ILdDqH

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020

#China Calls for Talks With U.S. on Spat Over Stock Listings – Bloomberghttps://t.co/cnR3zcj5Ns

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020

Chinese military fires ‘aircraft-carrier killer’ missile into South #China Sea in ‘warning to the United States’ – SCMPhttps://t.co/1ftbBwY5jf

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020

China’s industrial giants rebound for third successive month in July as coronavirus recovery continued #China #china #industry #industrial https://t.co/v9jvN9658R pic.twitter.com/t3ox0P6LbW

— SCMP Economy (@scmpeconomy) August 27, 2020

Top #Japan government spokesman signals push to re-open economy, boost stimulus – Reutershttps://t.co/0nVjsAJ2RL

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 26, 2020

The Bank of Korea’s hold on stimulus underscores the balancing act facing the central bank, as it remains wary of adding stimulus that could further fuel property gains while the economic toll from the latest virus wave becomes evident https://t.co/ckEb9OGTwx

— Bloomberg Economics (@economics) August 27, 2020


European markets head for mixed open ahead of speech by Fed's Powell https://t.co/rzix8n4ded

— CNBC (@CNBC) August 27, 2020

#Europe #Covid_19: Daily Summary (August 27th)

➡ Focus on #Germany, #France, #Spain, #Italy
*Daily new confirmed cases, tests, positivity rates, confirmed deaths
*Main news by countryhttps://t.co/ImqkuzaYYI

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020

Germany extended another crisis tool to prevent corporate bankruptcies, a move that critics say will store up bigger problems later for Europe’s largest economy (via @jrandow & @raymondcolitt) https://t.co/3U8t7AMRFz

— Bloomberg Economics (@economics) August 27, 2020

France's 100 billion-euro economic stimulus program will include about 2 billion euros for the cultural industries https://t.co/2YZ5OVaNxw

— Bloomberg Economics (@economics) August 26, 2020

EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan has resigned, a week after he breached Ireland's coronavirus restrictions https://t.co/FB7ZZ6H4oW

— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 26, 2020


According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 22 European countries have crossed a key threshold of new coronavirus infections. Latest data showed that the countries have recorded cumulative 14-day infection totals higher than 20 per 100,000 inhabitants, considered an early alarm level by many health experts.

Source: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (data as of Aug. 26th)



#Germany's confirmed #coronavirus cases rise by 1,507 (v 1,576 yesterday) – RKI
*Link: https://t.co/LoHFnnUCU0 pic.twitter.com/EKYJcsTo0b

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020



*Link: https://t.co/LXG9UPxXtP pic.twitter.com/HLNSmlnl6p

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 26, 2020

Datos por comunidades 26/08/2020:

⚠️Hoy 7.296 nuevos positivos!

– Evolución IA= Incidencia acumulada (indica cuantos casos, proporcional a 100.000 hab)
– Razón de tasas
– Situación global y número de casos, compara con IA de 7 y 14 días

Sigue hilo pic.twitter.com/TMBcJJrwEz

— ngb padel (@ngbpadel2) August 26, 2020

In Spain, coronavirus death are low but cases are up — primarily among younger people.

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez says he is "worried."

The country’s 17 autonomous regions are responding to the local outbreaks independently.

What happens next? https://t.co/f2TghtZohd

— POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) August 26, 2020



*Positivity Rate: 3.7%❗(v 3.7% prior).
*Santé Publique France: https://t.co/bZLT3Rguuz pic.twitter.com/mQOj7cG28y

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020

Pour les entrées en réa (toujours en moyenne sur 7 jours glissants): point bas à 9 le 15/07, 29 le 25/08. pic.twitter.com/buKWLLfGI5

— Luc Peillon (@l_peillon) August 26, 2020

#Belgium bans travel to #Paris due to #coronavirus concerns – Politico
*Paris and several other French regions now classified as ‘red zones.’https://t.co/Hc0fLFceZz

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 27, 2020

Belgium bans travel to Paris and other French regions, including these:

⚠️ Seine-Saint-Denis
⚠️ Val-de-Marne
⚠️ Sarthe
⚠️ Hérault
⚠️ Alpes-Maritimes
⚠️ Bouches-du-Rhône
⚠️ French Guianahttps://t.co/BdqRY5aoQ1

— POLITICOEurope (@POLITICOEurope) August 26, 2020



*Link: https://t.co/KUR6CVKXRE pic.twitter.com/2oh3K4av1Q

— Christophe Barraud (@C_Barraud) August 26, 2020

Italy rules out imposing a new nationwide lockdown despite a surge in coronavirus cases https://t.co/csKN6nmOjt

— Bloomberg Markets (@markets) August 26, 2020



Daily New Confirmed Cases (7-day moving average)

Source: Our World in Data


Daily New Tests (7-day moving average)


Positivity Rates (7-day moving average)


Daily New Confirmed Deaths (7-day moving average)

You can’t make this up…

Nasdaq vs. US banks.

Just wild.
This can’t go on forever. pic.twitter.com/4hzLplMaVq

— Otavio (Tavi) Costa (@TaviCosta) August 27, 2020

Modern market cap theory, or MMCT, is the idea that there is no upper limit for how large stocks can grow.https://t.co/6O6nKzpjwe

— Michael Batnick (@michaelbatnick) August 27, 2020

Stock market traders must be having a great time:

SPY Optimism Index's 100 day average is at an all-time high! pic.twitter.com/E4byjP9E2Q

— SentimenTrader (@sentimentrader) August 27, 2020

Macro-Market Disconnect: global equities are surging, but global lending standards are tightening…

Why you should be both concerned (and not concerned): https://t.co/ldRty3zX45$MACRO $ACWI pic.twitter.com/kFx4OxSI1o

— Topdown Charts (@topdowncharts) August 26, 2020

The growing divergence between Wall Street and Main Street pic.twitter.com/JIt8stnyxh

— PK (@PaulWHKim) August 26, 2020