NewsWatch: This "Nasdaq whale" might have helped spark the inventory market's brutal escape


The trigger for a seismic stock market slump on Thursday and Friday that wiped out weeks of profits for a foamy US stock market could have been the competitive investment firm SoftBank, according to a report in the Financial Times (Paywall). See full story.

Another coronavirus bailout is unlikely to happen after the job report and deal in August to avoid a government shutdown, the analyst says

According to some analysts, based on Friday's job report, Washington is more likely not to deliver another major coronavirus relief package. An agreement to avoid a shutdown by the federal government can also affect the chances of reaching an agreement on aid. See full story.

The AstraZeneca vaccine is expected to be launched in the UK early next year

The UK recorded 2,988 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the highest number since May 23. See full story.

Virology experts say the key is to keep Spain's hospitals from being overwhelmed by COVID-19 this time around

How Spain pulls out of the second wave of coronavirus could be a blueprint for other nations and cities. See full story.

The rally in European equities is off the beaten track from the US tech slump

European stocks rose on Monday, deviating from the US after a difficult week in the market. See full story.


Two articles, presented on Monday at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, examined patients suffering from the health after-effects of the coronavirus. See full story.

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