LiveSquawk Weekend News Recap 09 Jan/10 Jan

WH Task Force Warns Of Possible New ‘USA Variant’ Driving Spread - CNBC

US Sets Another Record For Daily Covid-19 Cases On Saturday – NBC

Demand Overwhelms Some US Vaccine Registration Sites - NYT

Democrats Push Toward 2nd Trump Impeachment, GOP Support Uncertain - RTRS

Senior Democrat: Trump Impeachment Vote As Soon As Tuesday – BBG

Trump Plans Defiant Final Week As Many Democrats Urge His Ouster – BBG

Pelosi Tells Lawmakers To Prepare For Action On Trump – BBG

Pompeo Lifts 'Self-Imposed Restrictions' On US-Taiwan Relationship – RTRS

Biden To Unveil Trillions In Pandemic Econ Relief Spending – RTRS

Fed Chair Powell Ramped Up Calls With Congress In November – RTRS

Economist Nellie Liang Is A Leading Contender For US Senior Tsy Post – WSJ

Germany’s Finance Minister Sees Economic Recovery – DPA

Merkel’s Health Chief Steps Aside In Race For German Succession – BBG

Merkel Urges Prudence Ahead Of Darkest Covid-19 Days Yet – BBG

Marseille Gets Tougher Curfew As New Variant Discovered - RTRS

French Lack Confidence In Macron Virus Effort, Poll Shows - BBG

Madrid Airport Reopens Partially After Storm Hits City - BBG

Gvt Economist: Swiss Economy Could Grow By 4% In 2021, 2022 - RTRS

Italy Government To Seek Parliament Approval For Larger Deficit – BBG

Turkey Opens Anti-Dumping Probe On EU, S. Korea Hot-Rolled Coil - BBG

Sunak Looking To Delay Tax Rises And End The Stamp Duty Holiday - Times

UK’s Hancock: Does Not Rule Out Even Tougher England Lockdown – GD

UK Hancock: On Course To Meet Covid-19 Vaccine Target - BBG

UK Coronavirus Cases Exceed 3 Million; Deaths Top 80,000 – BBG

UK Economy Shrank By Almost 3.5% In November Lockdown – DM

N.Ireland-Britain Supply Chain At Risk Of Collapse, Hauliers Warn - RTRS

Japan Says It Found New Coronavirus Variant Similar to UK Strain - BBG

Osaka And Kyoto Call For Covid-19 State Of Emergency - Nikkei

Why China Is Falling Out With Australia – BBG

China Takes Aim At Foreign Companies Swayed By US Sanctions – Nikkei

Local Virus Cases Rise In China’s Hebei Province Near Beijing – BBG

China Vows To Strengthen Anti-Monopoly Legal Actions In 2021 – BBG

RBNZ Probing Data Breach Of Sensitive Info – BBG

Three New Cases In NSW As Lockdown Lifts In Northern Beaches - SMH

India To Begin Vaccine Roll Out Jan. 16 – BBG

Morgan Stanley Unit Boosts Stake In Bitcoin-Loving MicroStrategy – BBG

Iraq Raises Crude Pricing To Asia For February After Saudi Boost – BBG

Fears Mount Over Tech Bubble As Tesla. Bitcoin Surge To New Records – TG

Apple, Hyundai Set To Agree Electric Car Tie-Up – RTRS

Boeing Jet With 62 Missing As Indonesian Authorities Find Debris - BBG

Tesla China Rival Nio Ups Competition With New Electric Sedan – BBG

Intel Talks With TSMC, Samsung To Outsource Some Chip Production – BBG

Co-Op Bank Shareholders Shake Up Board After Failed Cerberus Bid – Sky

HSBC To Face Shareholder Heat On Fossil Fuels In AGM Vote – RTRS

EasyJet Signs New Five-Year Term Loan Facility – RTRS

Royal Mail Picks Thompson As CEO To Deliver Transformation Plan - Sky

Brazilian Firm Plans To Start Making Russian Vaccine Next Week - RTRS

City On Alert As Covid-19 Forces Companies To Delay Key Results – Times

Virgin Atlantic To Refinance Costly Loan – TG

Toyota: Chip Shortage Impacting Output Of Texas-Made Trucks - BBG

SoftBank Takes Stake In DNA Firm Pacific Biosciences - BBG

Canon To Focus On Security Cameras And Medical Gear - Nikkei

Ant Eyes Holding Company Structure Under Regulatory Pressure – Nikkei

Didi Fined 340,000 Yuan In Beijing For Virus Control Violations - BBG

Chinese Stocks 'Uninvestible' After Vanishing Of Alibaba Founder Ma – DM

HKEX Says Delistings Of Structured Products Won’t Hurt Market - BBG

Goldman, Morgan Stanley To Delist Some Hong Kong Products – RTRS