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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

January 24  (Tuesday)

Markets
‘Trump trades’ in reverse as new presidency sparks jitters (FT)
Inside the Mind of Mnuchin: Too-Strong Dollar May Hurt Economy (B)

Oil
Oil falls as signs of U.S. output rise overshadow OPEC-led cuts (R)
Oil Producers Claim Progress in Curbing the World’s Daily Supply (N)
China and India Curb Their Enthusiasm for Oil Reserves (W)

China
China Readies for World’s Biggest Human Migration (B)
Top Goldman Forecaster Urges China to Tighten Monetary Policy (B)

US politics I
Trump Promises ‘Very Major’ Border Tax on Outsourcers (W)
Why Repealing Obamacare Is Harder Than It Sounds (B)
States Send Trump Wish-Lists for Roads and Bridges (B)
Rex Tillerson, ExxonMobil and the separation of oil and state (FT)

US politics II
Trump the Campaigner Isn’t Going Anywhere, First Days Show (B)
First days of Trump era signal America’s deepening political divide (R)
Rocky First Weekend for Trump Troubles Even His Top Aides (N)
Here’s What Trump Can Learn From Andrew Jackson’s First Inaugural Address (Reason.com)

Geopolitics & trade I
Trump must address Obama’s withdrawal from world stage, says Kissinger (C)
Trump’s Tough Talk Further Rattles World Capitals on Day One (B)
Trump Makes Revised Trade Deals an Early Priority (W)
Trump Pulls U.S. Out of Pacific Trade Agreement (W)
Japan’s PM says will keep seeking Trump’s understanding on TPP (R)
Canada Signals Possible U.S. Trade Deal That Excludes Mexico (B)
Mexican President Vows to Protect Migrants, Free Trade (W)
Merkel vows compromise with U.S. on trade, military spending (R)

Geopolitics & trade II
China Says Prepared to Lead Global Economy if Necessary (W)
Trump and Xi Can Help Each Other on Trade (B)
China Slams Western Democracy as Flawed (B)
China urges Trump administration to grasp importance of ‘one China’ (R)
US to protect its interests in South China Sea (FT)

Industries & companies
Autos: Auto Industry’s No. 1 Preoccupation: Trump (W)
Autos: A Rising Tide of Used Cars Threatens Ford’s Profits (B)
Energy: Halliburton Profit Beats Estimates as U.S. Drilling Gains (B)
Media: Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches (W)
Media: Yahoo Sees Verizon Deal Taking Longer Than Expected (W)
Media: Sprint to Buy 33% of Jay Z’s Tidal Music Service (W)
Retail: Retail Malaise Puts Pressure on Chains to Shutter More Stores (B)

Offbeat
Soros has ties to more than 50 ‘partners’ of the Women’s March on Washington (N)
Secret Service to investigate Madonna (Daily Mail)