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United States: The Conference Board’s consumer confidence index is back near pandemic lows this month.
Some economists expect the vaccine progress and the new stimulus bill to boost sentiment next month – assuming the relief package is not delayed.
Canada: Consumers remain in good spirits during this holiday season.
Emerging Markets: Fund flows to EM stocks have been weak this year.
Equities: The most shorted stocks in the Russell 3000 (broad) index continue to widen their outperformance vs. the S&P 500, punishing short-sellers.
Rates: Large tech companies own a considerable amount of Treasuries.
Food For Thought: Cancelling travel plans:
Edited by Devon Lall
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