news wrap 12.21.2020

Nike stock gains in pre-market after results beat estimates.

The UK is in lockdown while dealing with a mutant strain of the COVID virus.

Another hot year is predicted for the Brazilian bond market.

US banks jump as the Fed loosens share buyback restrictions.

Hospital laundry workers worry about increased infection risk.

Lockheed – Martin to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne for $4.4 billion.

Oil plunges below $50 per barrel due to COVID mutation raising lockdown risks.

A $900 billion US spending package to go to vote in Congress today.

Gold gains as stimulus plan will go to vote in Congress.

Published by mikebertelsen

Global market, trade, and financial news. I keep up to date with what I assess is important.

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