Stimulus uncertainty, Conoco-Concho deal, China’s semiconductor push
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US stocks slid on Monday as a deadline on US stimulus talks looms and coronavirus cases continue to rise, and ConocoPhillips is betting on a post-pandemic oil recovery with its plans to buy Concho Resources for $9.7bn. Plus, the FT’s greater China correspondent, Kathrin Hille, explains why Chinese companies of all stripes are rushing into the country’s semiconductor industry.  US stocks slide as stimulus deadline looms https://www.ft.com/content/6c0fd8ae-618e-42e9-8537-b6f6a4558ac2 ConocoPhillips to buy rival Concho in $9.7bn deal https://www.ft.com/content/1da54146-244a-4e42-a90d-415298db3866 Chinese groups go from fish to chips in new ‘Great Leap Forward’ https://www.ft.com/content/46edd2b2-1734-47da-8e77-21854ca5b212   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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