wiar 6-05-17

SRdata17What I Am Reading

Jun 05 (Monday)

Markets
Inside the Market’s Magical Mystery Rally (BR)
A Comeback for Cyclicals? (BR)

Central banks
Fresh doubt raised over Fed rate rise (FT)
ECB’s Path to Unwinding Easy Monetary Policies Proves Thorny (W)

Global
World Bank says trade, manufacturing to boost 2017 global growth (R)

US
The Surprising Threat to the American Economy: Consumer Spending (BR)

Europe
Terror Dominates U.K. Election After Short-Lived Campaign Truce (B)

China
More Chinese Companies Turn to Shadow Banking (W)

US politics
Top Democrat Sees ‘Smoke’ but No ‘Smoking Gun’ Showing Collusion (W)
How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science (N)

Geopolitics & terrorism
London Terror Attack Before Vote Leaves 7 Dead, Many Hurt (B)
U.K. Calls for Getting Tougher on Terror (W)
Iran’s leader lashes out at Trump, Saudis for anti-Tehran alliance (R)
North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program (R)
Putin: ‘I didn’t even really talk’ to Michael Flynn (BI)

Industries & companies
Amazon: How Amazon’s Alexa Will Make You Buy More Stuff (BR)
Health Care: The Single-Payer Party? Democrats Shift Left on Health Care (N)
Health Care: The Velvet Rope Economy: The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000. (N)
Pharma: States are taking on high drug prices, and it could start hitting drugmaker profits (BI)
Retail: More than 5,000 stores are shutting down — here’s the full list (BI)
Tech: The Winners: Alphabet, Apple, and Amazon.com (BR)
Tech: AI Opens New Doors for Chip Makers, Investors (BR)
Tech: Alphabet arm Waymo tests self-driving trucks (FT)

Offbeat
The Fiduciary Rule Goes Live at Long Last (BR)
Self-driving cars could be terrible for traffic — here’s why (BI)