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SRdata17What I Am Reading

January 3 (Tuesday)

Markets
Beware the Foreign Exodus From Treasuries (B)
Oil prices should be a lot lower than where they are now (BI)
The Champions of the 401(k) Lament the Revolution They Started (W)

Corporate finance
M&A in the Trump Era: Huge? (B)
They’re Not Jamie Dimon: Few CEOs Bought Their Own Stock in ’16 (B)
The World’s Best-Value CEOs (B)

Europe
European Stocks Power Into New Year on Strength of Manufacturers (B)
Europe’s Fate: Caught Between Low Rates and Populist Politics (W)

Emerging
China Tripled Pace of Investment in U.S. in 2016, but Hurdles Loom (W)
The boss of one of the largest accounting firms in the world says we should stop freaking out about China (BI)
The Most Popular Investor Picks for Emerging Markets in 2017 (B)

US politics
GOP Agenda Is Ambitious but Faces Complicated Path (W)
Trump to Continue Making News, Policy via Unconventional Twitter (B)
The Method in Trump’s Messaging Habits (W)
Trump Ally Poised to Bring Populist Note to New York Mayoral Race (W)
New Congress Reflects Diversity of America (W)
With New Congress Poised to Convene, Obama’s Policies Are in Peril (N)
Obama looks back on 8 years of ‘remarkable progress’ in New Year’s Day tweetstorm (BI)

Geopolitics & terrorism
Islamic State Claims New Year’s Massacre at Istanbul Nightclub (B)
Israeli police to question Netanyahu over alleged gifts: media (R)

Industries & companies
Financials: Bitcoin jumps above $1,000 for first time in three years (R)
Media: ‘Rogue One’ Takes in $64.3 Million for Disney Over Holiday Weekend (B)
Tech: Chipmaker Nvidia tops S&P 500 as best performer of the year (FT)

Offbeat
‘Hollyweed’: Prankster alters LA’s landmark sign (R)
The Smart Way to Trade In Old Gadgets for Cash (W)
Second Avenue Subway Finally Ready to Roll (B)