<p><img src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/5ee23d7aaee6a87a3f48b484-2400/2020-06-11t141816z1lynxmpeg5a1dkrtroptp4health-coronavirus-astrazeneca-oxford.jpg" border="0" alt="FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a " data-mce-source="Reuters" data-mce-caption="FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a &quotVaccine COVID-19&quot sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration"></p><p></p><bi-shortcode id="summary-shortcode" data-type="summary-shortcode" class="mceNonEditable" contenteditable="false">Summary List Placement</bi-shortcode><p><strong><em><a href="https://newsletter.businessinsider.com/join/4np/10-things-opening-bell&hash=8122c716833601fc1471f79af063b104'utm_source=markets&utm_medium=ingest'utm_source=markets&utm_medium=ingest" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.</a></em></strong></p><p><strong><em>For the biggest stories in politics, <a href="https://newsletter.businessinsider.com/join/10-things-in-politics'utm_source=markets&utm_medium=ingest" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url'q=https://newsletter.businessinsider.com/join/10-things-in-politics&source=gmail&ust=1605682745986000&usg=AFQjCNGwcnXGFSqw0ai7mjgpa4v7qiitIg">sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today</a> - launching soon!</em></strong></p><p>Here's what you need to know before markets open.</p><p>1. <strong>Global stocks rise as the US plans first COVID-19 vaccinations by mid-December</strong>. <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/stock-market-today-us-plans-first-covid-vaccinations-mid-december-2020-11-1029828756">Here's what's happening on the markets</a>.</p><p>2. <strong>UK drugmaker AstraZeneca sees its shares slide</strong>. The company said its <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/astrazeneca-stock-price-covid19-vaccine-trial-results-2020-11-1029828562">COVID-19 vaccine candidate has proven to be 70% effective</a>.</p><p>3. <strong>Economist Paul Krugman says Biden won't engage in Trump-style boasting</strong>. The president-elect's team will be unlike the <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/economist-paul-krugman-biden-engage-trump-style-boasting-incumbent-administration-2020-11-1029828484">"quacks and hacks" in the current administration</a>, he said.</p><p>4. <strong>Warren Buffett talked about the Fed's pandemic response, small businesses, and his ukeleles last week</strong>. <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/warren-buffett-discussed-fed-small-business-ukeleles-goldman-sachs-event-2020-11-1029828697">Here are his 10 best quotes from the virtual event with Goldman Sachs.</a></p><p>5.<strong> The K-shaped economic recovery dividing America also applies to companies</strong>. <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/economic-outlook-kshaped-recovery-low-income-industries-unemployment-crisis-recession-2020-11-1029826856">Here are 4 implications of that trend, according to a Wall Street chief strategist.</a></p><p>6. <strong><a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/earnings-calendar#date=11/19/2020&name=&countries=&eventtypes=103,99&tab=L">Earnings expected</a></strong>. Urban Outfitters and Warner Music Group will release results.</p><p>7. <strong><a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/economic-calendar">On the data docket</a></strong>. The Chicago Federal Reserve's National Activity Index, the monthly Markit PMI Composite index and auctions of 3- and 6-month Treasury bills and 2- and 5-year notes ares are due. </p><p>8.<strong> The stock market is experiencing a rotation under the surface</strong>. Goldman Sachs shares <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-picks-to-buy-cheap-companies-high-cash-flow-goldman-2020-11'r=opening-bell" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url'q=https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-picks-to-buy-cheap-companies-high-cash-flow-goldman-2020-11'r%3Dopening-bell&source=gmail&ust=1606209534849000&usg=AOvVaw2DaosjCRQwJvHa_FRjPP7L">14 stock picks well-positioned to see surging cash flow</a> as this trend plays out.</p><p>9.<strong> Warren Buffett broke his prolonged silence</strong>. At a private event hosted by Goldman, the billionaire investing legend <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-pandemic-hurricane-praises-federal-reserve-congress-small-business-2020-11'r=opening-bell" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url'q=https://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-pandemic-hurricane-praises-federal-reserve-congress-small-business-2020-11'r%3Dopening-bell&source=gmail&ust=1606209534849000&usg=AOvVaw2d_WydngmA9IftgKr_pAhy">praised the government's rapid virus response and called for more small-business aid</a>.</p><p>10.<strong> Why bitcoin's surge past $18,000 could actually be a bad sign</strong>. Societe Generale's Albert Edwards says it's <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-crash-bitcoin-surge-risks-meltdown-deflation-albert-edwards-2020-11'r=opening-bell" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url'q=https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-crash-bitcoin-surge-risks-meltdown-deflation-albert-edwards-2020-11'r%3Dopening-bell&source=gmail&ust=1606209534849000&usg=AOvVaw0a_0Bl5tdUUHjFRRxX1yHD">emblematic of risk-taking he thinks will lead to a deflationary bust</a>.</p><p><a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/opening-bell-november-23-2020-11-1029828900#comments">Join the conversation about this story »</a></p> <p>NOW WATCH: <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/how-symphony-seas-worlds-largest-cruise-ship-deals-with-waste-2020-3">How waste is dealt with on the world's largest cruise ship</a></p> Click here to read full news..