wiar 04-02-18

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

Apr 02 (Monday)

Markets
The Danger Lurking in a Safe Corner of the Bond Market (W)
Bond Investors Ask What’s Next as Yields Plateau (W)
Where the Best Bond Opportunities Are Now (BR)
Tech Stocks’ Dominance Poses Risk for Investors (BR)

US
The average American is much better off now than four decades ago (E)
As Businesses Seek Low-Skill Visas, White House Is in a Bind (W)

Europe
EU plans crackdown on ‘fake news’ in social media (FT)

China
China to Trial CDRs, Startup Listings to Lure Tech Firms Home (B)

Emerging
These Developing Countries Are Getting Old Before They Get Rich, with Dire Consequences (W)

US politics
Trump Suggests Any DACA Deal With Democrats Is Dead (W)

Geopolitics & trade
America’s trade strategy has many risks and few upsides (E)
China hikes duties on US nuts, pork, fruit and wine (FT)
Asia’s small open economies may suffer in America’s trade war (E)
Trump stirs fate of Nafta into immigration debate (FT)
Allied War Exercises Likely to Test North Korea Diplomacy (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: Tesla Makes Last-Ditch Model 3 Deliveries as Pressures Mount (B)
FANGs: Facebook: Will the Ad-Revenue Stream Keep Flowing? (BR)
Health Care: Hospitals Fear Threat From Potential Walmart-Humana Deal (W)
Media: Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Delivers No. 1 Opening for Warner (B)

Technology & cybersecurity
3-D Printed Buildings Are a Tech Twist on Ancient Construction Techniques (W)
Saks, Lord & Taylor Hit With Data Breach (W)

Offbeat
There will be little privacy in the workplace of the future (E)