1, Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes fell in the overnight session Wednesday evening and suggested further losses ahead for markets when regular trading resumes. Dow futures dropped 150 points in extended trading while S&P 500 and Nasdaq-100 futures also fell about 0.6%.
2, Mortgage rates have fluctuated since last Wednesday — fixed rates are down, while adjustable rates are up. Rates are low overall, so it could be a good time to get a mortgage or refinance your home. Rates will likely stay low well into 2021, if not longer.
3, PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) said on Wednesday it will allow customers to hold bitcoin and other virtual coins in its online wallet and shop using cryptocurrencies at the 26 million merchants on its network.
4, BEIJING, Oct 21 (Reuters) – China’s securities regulator has approved registration of Ant Group’s Shanghai listing, the regulator said on Wednesday.
5, CCP is Killing Americans with Fentanyl and Covid – Deliberately, but they are benefitting from it. CCP has been the principal source of the fentanyl flooding the U.S. illicit drug market—or of the precursor agents from which fentanyl is produced, often in Mexico.
6，During a press conference on Wednesday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe stated that Iran and Russia have obtained voter registration information that can be used “to attempt to communicate false information to registered voters.
7， Facebook, which recently censored stories about Hunter Biden’s corrupt business deals with Chinese Communist Party members, reportedly has Chinese nationals working on the algorithms used to suppress the story.
8，Cornell University initially failed to report to U.S. authorities more than $1.2 billion in foreign funds it has received in recent years, including $760 million related to its campus in Qatar and about $1 million in contracts from Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co., the U.S. Education Department indicated in its latest report on schools and foreign contracts.
By 【G-Translators – Financial and Law Team】