[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb With Europe; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Trump threatens to not sign COVID-19 bill, wants bigger stimulus checks

[AP] Trump threatens to torpedo COVID relief with new demands

[Reuters] Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected, but hold above 800,000

[CNBC] Homebuyer demand for mortgages eases to end a record-breaking 2020

[CNBC] Covid live updates: U.S. orders 100 million more Pfizer vaccine doses, signs deal for Merck’s Covid treatment

[Reuters] U.S. under siege from COVID-19 as hospitals overwhelmed before holidays

[CNBC] Nearly 4 in 10 Americans do not want to take the Covid vaccine.

[Reuters] As mutated variant spreads, PM Johnson mulls stricter lockdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] No End in Sight for Blank-Check Companies After Year of the SPAC

[Reuters] Global cargo logjam deepens, delaying goods bound for retailers, automakers

[Bloomberg] How China Lost Patience With Jack Ma, Its Loudest Billionaire

[WSJ] States Impose Strictest Covid-19 Lockdowns Since Spring

[WSJ] U.S. Household Spending Drops for First Time in Seven Months

[WSJ] Private-Debt Funds Withstand Covid-19, but Bigger Test Comes Next Year

[FT] Private equity dealmaking defies pandemic to hit post-crisis high

[FT] Companies dump US office space at rapid rate