wiar 03-23-18

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Mar 23 (Friday)

Markets
Dow Falls Over 700 Points on Concerns About Trade (W)
The market is having a hard time adjusting to a new day at the Fed (C)

Global
Cracks Are Starting to Appear in the Global Economy’s Momentum (B)

Central banks
Fed Officials See 2.1% Inflation in 2020 and That’s a Big Deal (B)
Powell fails to sway investors following ‘dot plot’ (FT)
Opinion: The Federal Reserve is making a huge policy mistake (MW)
The Great Inflation Mystery (B)

US
Retirees Reshape Where Americans Live (W)

Europe
Eurozone Growth Shows Signs of Easing as Trade Conflict Looms (W)

US politics
Lawmakers Pull All-Nighter to Study 2,232 Page Spending Bill (W)
Trump Replaces McMaster With Bolton as National Security Advise (B)
Here Are All the Officials Who Have Left the Trump White House (B)

Trade
U.S. to Apply Tariffs on Chinese Imports, Restrict Tech Deals (W)
China Plans Tariffs on $3 Billion of U.S. Steel, Aluminum, Pork, Wine (B)
Europe Blowback Shows There’s No Neutrals in Global Trade Fracas (B)

Industries & companies
Autos: Electric Cars May Be Cheaper Than Gas Guzzlers in Seven Years (B)
FANGs: Amazon Is Looking for Larger Whole Foods Stores to Support Delivery Plans (B)
FANGs: Whole Foods Losing Executives Under New Owner Amazon (W)
FANGs: Next Worry for Facebook: Disenchanted Users (W)
Financials: Biggest Three Banks Gobble Up $2.4 Trillion in New Deposits Since Crisis (W)
Retail: Physical Retail Is Not Dead: Boring Retail Is (F)
Shipping: FedEx Sinks Most in Five Years as Trump Tariffs Stoke Trade Fear (B)

Offbeat
More Companies Teach Workers What Colleges Don’t (W)