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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Mar 02 (Friday)

Dow Vigilantes (YRI)
Dow Closes Down More Than 400 Points (C)
Stocks Dive After Trump Announces New Tariffs (W)
Capital is on its way to America, but for bad reasons (E)

Central banks
How Little Does the Fed Know? (W)
Powell Bullish on Economy, but Sees No Signs of Overheating (W)

U.S. monthly inflation picks up; jobless claims at 48-year low (R)
More Evidence of U.S. Economic Tailwinds, From Tax Cuts to Jobs (B)
With Lumber in Short Supply, Record Costs Set to Juice Home Prices (W)

Germany’s SPD faces moment of truth (FT)

US politics
U.S. After-Tax Incomes Rise Due to Tax-Code Changes, Spending Slows (W)
Treasury Issues Tax Guidance Limiting Carried-Interest Provision (W)

Geopolitics & cybersecurity
Trump Says U.S. to Impose Harsh Steel and Aluminum Tariffs (B)
Russia has ‘unstoppable’ nuclear arms says Putin (FT)
Closed Factories, Stockpiled Seafood, Power Shortages: Sanctions Bite North Korea (W)
Equifax Identifies Additional 2.4 Million Hit by 2017 Breach (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: Weak U.S. February sales chill automaker stocks on Wall Street (R)
Consumer: P&G Contends Too Much Digital Ad Spending Is a Waste (W)
Consumer: For the Cosmetics Industry, a Regulatory Makeover Awaits (W)
Financials: Wells Fargo’s Wealth Management Unit Under Investigation (W)
Pharma: Big pharma, big data: why drugmakers want your health records (R)
Tech: Social media faces EU ‘1-hour rule’ on taking down terror content (FT)
Tech: Twitter CEO Gives Blunt Assessment of the Company’s Failures (W)

Corporate finance
Surge in Buybacks Renews Debate Over Tax-Cut Benefits (W)

Boeing Is Getting Ready to Sell Flying Taxis (B)
Why Your Next Real-Estate Deal Might Involve a Robot (W)
Overstock.com Shares Drop on SEC Cryptocurrency Probe (W)