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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Sep 14 (Thursday)

Leon Cooperman Says Market Correction Could Start ‘Very Soon’ (B)
China Prepares Sale of $2 Billion in U.S.-Dollar Bonds (W)
Dollar’s Fall from Grace Fuels Emerging-Markets Boom (W)
Return of the stockpicker bolsters hedge fund performance (FT)

Central banks
Fed’s Bad Options for Addressing Too-Low Inflation (W)
Act or Wait? Fed Debate Heats Up After Inflation Misses Target (B)

Global Corporate Tax Cuts Widen Gap With U.S. (W)

Storms unlikely to knock US economy off growth path (FT)
U.S. Producer Prices Rose 0.2% in August (W)
Rich Americans Are Changing What It Means to Be Average (B)

EU to Champion Free Trade in Wake of ‘America First’ (W)
Europe Steps Up Bid to Boost Taxes on Internet Giants (W)
Merkel’s Rivals Target Her Russia Policy (W)

US politics
GOP Finalizes Plans for Tax Overhaul (W)
Trump says tax hike on rich possible as he steps up talks with Democrats (R)
Paul Ryan vows outlines of tax plan this month (FT)
Senate Health Bills Struggle to Convince the White House (W)
Bernie Sanders Unveils Single-Payer Health Legislation (W)

Geopolitics & terrorism
U.S. Orders Federal Agencies to Remove Kaspersky Software Over Security Concerns (W)
45,000 Evacuated Across Russia After Wave of Bomb Threats (B)

Hackers’ Latest Weapon: Cyber Extortion (W)
After Equifax: A Hot Time to Freeze Your Credit (W)

Industries & companies
Airlines: Boeing to Boost Dreamliner Production (W)
Retail: Target to Hire 100,000 Holiday Workers (W)
Retail: Traditional retailers outperform Amazon this month (FT)
Tech: iPhone 8: Apple’s Middle Child (W)
Tech: Don’t Laugh. $1,000 iPhones Could Be a Genius Move for Apple (MW)

Corporate finance
Trump Blocks China-Backed Fund From Buying U.S. Chip Maker (W)
Bain Signs Letter of Intent to Buy Toshiba’s Chip Business (W)
Tenet Healthcare Exploring Options Including Possible Sale (W)
Saudis Prepare for Possible Aramco IPO Delay to 2019 (B)

Can Apple Unlock Promise of Facial Recognition? (W)
Leaf-Recognition Technology: Agriculture Digs Into Artificial Intelligence (W)
IBM’s Rometty Sees AI Changing, Not Eliminating, Future Jobs (B)

Crews Face Herculean Task Restoring Power in Florida (W)