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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

August 06 (Monday)

Markets
The 3 Biggest Risks in Global Investing and How to Avoid Them: Populism, Trade, Currency (BR)
Opinion: Seven reasons why you need to lighten up on stocks today (MW)
Value Stocks Rebound (W)
The tech giants are still in rude health (E)
China Bears Score $7.1 Billion Victory in Long-Running ‘Pain Trade’ (W)
U.S.’s Kudlow Trash Talks China Calling It ‘Lousy Investment’ (B)

US
How U.S. Companies Are Coping With Inflation and Scarce Labor (B)

Japan
Japanese firms get better at selling to seniors (E)

China
How China Is Evolving From Copycat Medicines Into a Producer of Complex Drugs (W)

US politics
Trump Defends Son’s Meeting With Russians as `Totally Legal’ (B)
Opinion: New warnings about cuts to Social Security and Medicare are a reason to worry (MW)

Trade
Trump Says U.S. Now Has the Upper Hand on China in Tariff Battle (B)
China, Trade, and Technology: A Worst-Case Scenario (BR)
White House is not ruling out slapping auto tariffs on Canada, an official says (C)

Industries & companies
Autos: Honda Took Pride in Doing Everything Itself. The Cost of Technology Made That Impossible. (W)
Media: CBS Has Too Much Drama for Shareholders Now (BR)

Technology & cryptocurrency
Why Swedes are inserting microchips into their bodies (E)
Should Artificial Intelligence Copy the Human Brain? (W)
CRISPR Technology Still Holds Big Promise (BR)
Cryptocurrency ‘Pump-and-Dump’ Schemes Generate Big Coin (W)

Offbeat
The bizarre new way people are finding jobs: Tinder (MW)