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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

January 30  (Monday)

Markets
Next Stop, Dow 30,000 (BR)
20,000 Reasons to Be Wary of the Market (BR)
A Skeptic’s View of the Trump Rally (BR)
The Rally’s Next Test: Can Earnings Keep Up With Stock Prices? (W)
Patriots Bearish, Falcons Bullish in Super Bowl (W)

Oil
Border tax ideas roil oil markets, favor Gulf Coast refiners (R)

US
U.S. economy slows on wider trade gap; business spending rises (R)
Immigration Rules to Exacerbate Home Builders’ Labor Shortfall (W)
U.S. Jobs for U.S. Machines (BR)

Europe
Germany’s Schaeuble admits ‘mistakes’ in refugee policy (R)

Japan
Trump policies lift Kuroda hopes of new term (FT)

Emerging
Why Indonesia Is a Haven From Protectionism (BR)

US immigration I
Trump bars door to refugees, visitors from seven mainly Muslim nations (R)
Trump Says Move on Middle East Travel ‘Not a Muslim Ban’ (B)
Judges Block Parts of Trump’s Order on Muslim Immigration (B)
White House Says Green-Card Holders Exempt (W)
Trump aides divided over policy shielding ‘dreamer’ immigrants: sources (R)
Trump’s Visa Ban Order: The View From a Worried Middle East (B)
Airports Gripped by Confusion After Courts Rule on Travel Curbs (B)

US immigration II
U.S. tech leaders sound alarm over Trump immigration order (R)
Google Recalls Staff to U.S. After Trump Immigration Order (B)
Under fire, British PM May criticises Trump curb on refugees (R)
Justin Trudeau takes jab at Trump, says refugees are welcome in Canada (BI)

US politics
There are a lot of problems with Trump’s 20% border tax idea (BI)
Trump puts five-year lobbying ban on his political appointees (R)
Trump Adds Steve Bannon to National Security Council (W)
Kellyanne Conway on Trump executive orders: ‘Get used to it’ (BI)
Trump’s Tax Plan Could Preserve Millions in Savings for His Businesses (W)
Trump’s Immigration Ban Excludes Countries With Business Ties (B)

Geopolitics & cybersecurity
Trump talks to Putin, other world leaders about security threats (R)
On Globalization, China and Trump Aren’t So Far Apart (W)
Rudy Giuliani’s Passion for Cyberdefense (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: Auto Parts Maker Would Raise Prices to Offset Trump’s Proposed Mexico Import Tax (W)
Insurance: Health Insurer Anthem Has 30% Upside (BR)
Retail: Retailers in Crisis (BR)
Retail: Amazon and Auto Parts (BR)
Tech: Apple strategy in ‘smart home’ race threatened by Amazon (R)
Tech: Apple Joins Tech Rivals in AI Research Group (W)
Tech: Microsoft Looks Like a Better Bet Than Intel (BR)

Technology
Scientists see a mind controlled virtual reality (R)
Virtual Reality’s Latest Step Toward Substance (BR)

Offbeat
Guess Which Way the Doomsday Clock Just Ticked (B)
Trump Tower Has Rental Bargains, If You Can Get Past Security (B)