<p><img src="https://static1.businessinsider.com/image/5fc4d03e50e71a0011557e45-2400/gettyimages-85703473.jpg" border="0" alt="traders" data-mce-source="Mario Tama/Getty" data-mce-caption="Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during morning trading March 30, 2009 in New York City. All U.S. stock indexes were down sharply this morning, with the Dow dropping 288 points at one point, on the news from the Obama administration suggesting potential bankruptcy for General Motors and rival carmaker Chrysler. Yesterday the Obama administration demanded the resignation of GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner as a condition of the administrations ongoing bailout plan for the struggling auto industry."></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 retreat as caution resurfaces</strong>. <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/stock-market-today-indices-ease-after-huge-november-rally-2020-11-1029848017">See how markets are reacting</a> today.</p><p>2. <strong>S&P Global nears deal to buy IHS Markit for $44 billion</strong>. The mega-deal would mark the <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/sp-global-takeover-deal-ihs-markit-wsj-2020-11-1029847879">largest transaction on Wall Street this year</a>.</p><p>3. <strong>Airbnb and DoorDash target higher valuations for their IPOs</strong>. Both companies are on track for the <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/airbnb-and-doordash-target-higher-valuations-for-december-ipo-2020-11-1029848143">most anticipated market debuts</a> this year scheduled for mid-December.</p><p>4. <strong>How the US economy could transform after Biden's appointment of Janet Yellen</strong>. <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/janet-yellen-treasury-secretary-impact-on-economy-policy-biden-stimulus-2020-11">Here's how Yellen's decades of policymaking experience</a> hint at how she will lead the US Treasury through the economic recovery.</p><p>5.<strong> Mohamed El-Erian cautioned investors about rising bankruptcy rates</strong>. He warned that the <a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/bond-market-economic-outlook-mohamed-el-erian-bankruptcies-vulnerable-2020-11-1029846711">interim journey to a vaccine will be a difficult time</a>, particularly for investors in high-yield credit. </p><p>6. <strong><a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/earnings-calendar#date=11/30/2020&name=&countries=&eventtypes=103,99&tab=L">Earnings expected</a></strong>. Zoom and CureVac are highlights.</p><p>7. <strong><a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/economic-calendar">On the data docket</a></strong>. Pending home sales, the US 3-month and 6-month bill auctions, and CFTC positioning data are due.</p><p>8. <strong>Goldman Sachs revealed a list of underappreciated stocks poised to break out in 2021</strong>. The firm says these <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-picks-to-buy-high-upside-investment-names-2021-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-high-upside-investment-names-2021-goldman-2020-11'r%3Dopening-bell&source=gmail&ust=1606806000917000&usg=AFQjCNH3FHo5l0NYK-L9PemD7VJtIIYfww">16 picks have at least 20% upside</a>.</p><p>9. <strong>We interviewed an ESG investor whose fund is beating 98% of peers this year</strong>. Di Zhou <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/investing-strategy-how-to-pick-esg-stocks-di-zhou-2020-11'r=opening-bell" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url'q=https://www.businessinsider.com/investing-strategy-how-to-pick-esg-stocks-di-zhou-2020-11'r%3Dopening-bell&source=gmail&ust=1606806000917000&usg=AFQjCNFbU91rdhZTNagF5y233PyPlmzyhw">shares her process for selecting winning stocks</a> and explains why Alibaba is her biggest holding.</p><p>10. <strong>A Warren Buffett expert explains the billionaire's latest moves</strong>. <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-berkshire-hathaway-pharma-costco-jpmorgan-buybacks-john-longo-2020-11'r=opening-bell" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url'q=https://www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-berkshire-hathaway-pharma-costco-jpmorgan-buybacks-john-longo-2020-11'r%3Dopening-bell&source=gmail&ust=1606806000917000&usg=AFQjCNEuYkS6WvkicMDOFpQJcqPDsMA1RA">Dr. John Longo dishes on Buffett's big bet on pharma</a>, and his decision to dump Costco and JPMorgan.</p><p><a href="https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/opening-bell-november-30-2020-11-1029848285#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..