wiar 03-24-18

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Mar 24 (Saturday)

Markets
Stocks Tumble Again to End Worst Week in More Than 2 Years (W)
A Horror Week for the Dow Has Investors Begging for Trump Respite (B)
Sell the Rally Is the New Mantra for Stocks (B)
Trade Fears Jolt Global Asset Prices (W)
U.S. Trade Battle Fuels Metals’ Longest Weekly Slump Since 2015 (B)
Jolt to markets is better explained by CNBC’s world (FT)

Central banks
Can Jay Powell pull off a soft landing for the economy? (FT)
Be sceptical about great monetary policy convergence (FT)

US
U.S. Factory Goods Orders Rise at Best Rate Since June (W)

Europe
Bickering Could Leave Italy Without Government For Months (W)

US politics
Trump Signs Bill to Fund Government But Blasts Measure (W)
Trump Relishes Off-Script Approach (W)

Trade
China Started Trade War, Not Trump (W)
Shift From Exports Gives China Cushion Against Tariffs (W)
Behind ‘Trade War’ Slogans, a Few Routes to Peace (B)
Abe seeks to renew Trump bromance after tariff snub (FT)
How Tariffs Exemptions Were Won (W)

Geopolitics, terrorism, & cybersecurity
US nationalists take hold of foreign policy (FT)
Why America Is So Scared of China’s Biggest Tech Company (B)
U.S. Charges Nine Iranians With Cyberattack Campaign (W)
U.K. Watchdog Gets Warrant to Search Cambridge Analytica (B)
Three Dead in France in Terrorist Attack (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: EPA Tentatively Decides to Ease Vehicle Emission Standards (W)
FANGs: Facebook Looks to Calm Advertisers Amid Crisis (W)
Telecom: New FCC Rule Would Step Up U.S. Fight Against China’s Huawei (W)

Corporate finance
Dropbox IPO Defies Market’s Gravity With 36% Jump (W)

Technology
Uber Crash Highlights Growing Safety Concern: Pedestrians (W)

Offbeat
How to Dump Facebook…or at Least Put It in the Dog House for a While (W)