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Trader Digest: How the US Election Will Affect Stocks

As Wall Street weighs up which Presidential candidate will be best for the stock market, the UK and Europe plunge back into lockdown, Bitcoin is back trading near three-year highs, and troubled Hertz is delisted by the NYSE...

WHAT WE'RE READING

Fund Manager Nightmare Is Biden Without Blue Wave Congress
‘Wall Street has been warming to the idea that a Joe Biden presidency would be bullish for stocks.’ BLOOMBERG

Wide Awake the Past Four Years Have Birthed a Progressive Movement so Extraordinary it Just Might Survive the Forces That Threaten its Extinction.
‘The story of an awakening must begin with how many had been permitted to sleep in the first place.’ THE CUT

Bitcoin Is Back Trading Near Three-Year Highs
‘While stocks, oil and gold prices careened last week, one asset set new highs for the year: bitcoin. The price of the digital currency has surged about 90% in 2020 and traded as high as $13,848 on Tuesday, according to CoinDesk.’ THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Troubled Hertz Delisted by New York Stock Exchange as it Fights for Survival
‘Hertz can no longer be found on the New York Stock Exchange. Trading for shares in its financially troubled parent company, Estero-based Hertz Global Holdings, has ended on the world's largest exchange.’ NEWS-PRESS

Investing Basics: Options Trading Guide
‘Options trading is how investors can speculate on the future direction of the overall stock market or individual securities, like stocks or bonds.’ FORBES

WHAT WE'RE LISTENING TO

How to Build Back Greener After the Pandemic
‘The coronavirus has hobbled economies all over the globe. But with that destruction comes new opportunities.’ BLOOMBERG

Labour's Day of Reckoning
‘Jeremy Corbyn’s suspension, plus Andy Burnham on why he thinks devolution can benefit English politics’ FINANCIAL TIMES

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING

Coronavirus: How My Mum Became a Conspiracy Theory Influencer
‘Sebastian’s mum has become one of the leaders of Britain’s conspiracy community, collecting tens of thousands of followers with false claims – including denying coronavirus exists, blaming the symptoms of Covid-19 on 5G radio waves and likening the NHS to Nazi Germany.’ BBC