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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Nov 01 (Wednesday)

Markets
In Mainstream Move, Bitcoin Poised to Join Oil, Gold in Futures Trading (W)
Bitcoin Futures Could Open the Floodgates for Institutional Investors (B)
Bitcoin ETFs Are the Next Step After Futures (B)

Central banks
US monetary tightening set to endure after Yellen (FT)

US
U.S. Home Price Gains Accelerated in August (W)
U.S. Misses Top 5 for Best Places to Do Business (W)
Americans Are Spending More, Saving Less (W)

Europe
Catalonia’s Former Leader Says He Will Respect Election Results (W)

China
Chinese Property Shopping Spree Fades as Beijing Hits the Brakes (W)

Emerging
IMF Expects U.A.E. Economy to Rebound in 2018 as Abu Dhabi Grows (B)
 
US politics

Trump Says ‘Hopefully Not’ on Phasing In Corporate Tax-Rate Cut (B)
We’re starting to see how tax reform efforts will fall apart (BI)
We Must Get the SALT out of American Taxpayers’ Diets (The Hill)
To Understand the Benefits of Tax Reform, Start by Understanding Apple’s Taxes (FN)

Geopolitics
Tech Executives Testify on Russian Election Meddling (W)
Google Commits to Better Security After Russia Meddling (B)
Trump Seeks Distance From Allegations in Russia Probe (W)
U.S. Presses Persian Gulf States to Scale Back North Korea Ties (W)
Democrats want a law to stop Trump from bombing North Korea (R)
U.S. Trade Panel Backs Solar Tariffs (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: Tesla Labor Discord Grows as It Pushes Model 3 Production (W)
FANGs: Why Google and Amazon Aren’t in the Dow (B)
FANGs: Kindle Oasis Review: Amazon’s Top E-Reader Goes Waterproof (W)
FANGs: iPhone X Review: How We Tested (and Tricked) FaceID (W)
FANGs: Apple to Stop Using Chips From Qualcomm (W)
Retail: Inside the Decline of Sears, the Amazon of the 20th Century (W)
Tech: Samsung Shakes Up Leadership (W)