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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

April 10  (Monday)

Markets
Nothing to Fear, But the Lack of Fear in Markets (W)
Unease grows about bets on market stability (FT)
Will the reflation trade show further cracks? (FT)
Record Bond Issuance Signals Doubts About Economy (W)
US stock funds see biggest outflows in 18 months (FT)
Copper Rally Comes a Cropper (BR)

Central banks
Wall Street sees Fed balance sheet normalization plan by year end: Reuters poll (R)
Low U.S. Jobless Rate May Tempt Fed to Rethink Wage-Gain Trigger (B)

US
Plenty of Beauty in U.S. Jobs Data Beneath Ugly Main Number (B)
US college debt bubble becoming dangerous (FT)

Europe
Euro exit for Italy or France would be a trauma (FT)
A French Town Known for Picking Presidents Sees Big Upset Ahead (B)

China
The future lies in automation (E)
Xi Jinping wants officials to declare allegiance to himself (E)

US politics
Do Airstrikes Signal New Priorities for Trump? (BR)
Democrats’ Price for Tax Overhaul Makes Bipartisan Deal Unlikely (W)

Geopolitics & terrorism
U.S. Says Goal in Syria Is to Defeat Islamic State (W)
Tillerson: U.S. to Press Russia Over Syrian Chemical Weapons (B)
European powers to raise pressure on Russia over Syria (FT)
U.S. Carrier Diverts to North Asia Amid North Korea Tension (B)
Trump, Japan’s Abe Agree to Keep Unity on North Korea: NHK (B)
China offers concessions to avert trade war with US (FT)
Blasts Hit Two Egyptian Churches, Killing at Least 47 (W)
Sweden faces reality of higher security and vigilance (FT)

Industries & companies
Financials: TIAA: A Trillion Dollar Startup Is Making A Move (BR)
Financials: How Goldman Sachs Made More Than $1 Billion With Your Credit Score (W)
Financials: A Very Weird Week for Banks (BR)
Retail: Online Retailers’ Warehouses Heat Up Local Job Markets (W)

Corporate finance
Tech IPO supply falls short of fresh market demand (FT)

Offbeat
Now Anyone Can Invest in Startups—if They Have the Stomach for It (W)
Cash Is Dead. Long Live Cash. (W)