Investors are assessing US presidential election polls that show a strong lead for Joe Biden

US stocks built on last week’s rally with investors assessing US presidential election polls that show a strong lead for former vice-president Joe Biden, and unemployment looks set to hit the UK’s youth the hardest with the country’s economy facing a sharp slowdown. Plus, the FT’s US finance editor, Rob Armstrong, explains why US banks might suddenly be hoping for a Democratic wave and what their most recent earnings could look like. 


Wall Street rallies as angst over contested US election wanes

https://www-ft-com.eur.idm.oclc.org/content/1dcbbed2-6d9e-4898-98bf-00e98a19eb5b


Five things to watch in US bank earnings season

https://www-ft-com.eur.idm.oclc.org/content/2604ab01-c562-4601-a8d6-921825a9e4ae


UK’s youth count the cost of the Covid pandemic

ft.com/content/1220ba66-de09-4507-8616-ef112cd2c109?


Samuel Brittan, economics editor, 1933-2020

https://www-ft-com.eur.idm.oclc.org/content/b763bf06-3fc2-4e95-9fe6-a17acf3d8f3b




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