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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Jul 24 (Monday)

Markets
Bull market trots along and stays calm. But for how long? (USA)
Will stocks plunge if Trump’s tax plan implodes? Maybe not (NN)
The Stock Market Is Believing the Fed — for Now (N)
It’s Time to Go Large in Small-Caps (BR)
China’s Nasdaq Is About to Be Cheaper Than Nasdaq for First Time (B)

Commodities & currencies
OPEC Grapples With Growing Threats to Oil Deal (W)
Will the euro break out of a two-year trading band? (FT)

Funds
Vanguard closes in on BlackRock’s number-one spot (FT)

US
The Baffling Mystery of Inflation Deflation (BR)
More Americans are renting than at any time in the last 50 years (BI)
In Reversal, Colleges Rein In Tuition (W)
Canadian Wildfires Choke Lumber Supply to U.S. Home Builders (W)

China
China’s Crackdown on Global Spending Is Warning to Big Business (W)

US politics
Senate Health Bill Prospects Worsen After Procedural Setback (B)
The steps Trump can take to let Obamacare fail (FT)
Scaramucci Brings Wall Street Pitchman Skills to White House (B)
Schumer Predicts Trump Firing Mueller Would Be GOP Tipping Point (B)
Russian Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr. Had Worked for Intelligence Agency (B)
Senate Panel Subpoenas Founder of Firm Behind Trump Dossier (W)
Kushner’s Amended Financial Filing Lists 77 ‘Omitted’ Holdings (B)

Geopolitics & trade
Trump’s Modest Proposal for a Nafta Revamp (B)
Mexico Open to Reviewing U.S. Trade Deficits (W)
White House Signals Support for Bill on Russia Sanctions (W)
Islamic State Is Dying on the Battlefield—and Winning on the Internet (B)

Industries & companies
Aerospace: Boeing, Flying High, Stays the Course on Job Cuts (W)
Aerospace: 8 Aerospace-Defense Stocks With Juicy Yields (BR)
Financials: How to Deregulate Wall Street (Without Causing a Crash) (BR)
Financials: Deregulation Could Lift Big Bank Profits 30% (BR)
Pharma: Lawyers Hope to Do to Opioid Makers What They Did to Big Tobacco (W)

Technology
Elon Musk Claims U.S. Approval for World’s Longest Tunnel (B)
Norway Takes Lead in Race to Build Autonomous Cargo Ships (W)
Next Leap for Robots: Dispatching Your Online Order (W)

Offbeat
Immigration raids to target teen alleged gang members (R)
This French castle can be yours for $17 million — take a look inside (BI)