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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

August 10 (Friday)

Markets
Markets in U.S. Are Defying the Tumult Convulsing Rest of World (B)
Growth stocks rebound after big sell-off, could signal more gains for broader market (C)
If Elon Musk takes Tesla private, that’ll mark the top of the market (Money Week)
August Has a History of Crushing Dreams for Stock-Market Bulls (B)
Dollar Pushes Ahead as Investors Seek Safety (W)
America’s rapid march to energy independence has slowed under Trump (C)

US
The Big, Dangerous Bubble in Corporate Debt (N)
U.S. Producer Prices Tame in July (W)
Trucking’s Tight Capacity Squeezes U.S. Businesses (W)

US politics
CBO: Debt Will Rise to ‘Unsustainable’ Levels if Congress Extends Tax Cuts, Maintains Spending (W)
Donald Trump’s public relations battle against Robert Mueller appears to be working — for now (C)
Cuomo Attacks Trump Plan for Capital Gains Tax Cut (B)
Trump Is Right: China Should Stop Stealing the U.S.’s Best Ideas (B)

Trade
U.S. Crude Oil Drops Off China’s Target List (W)
Fish Caught in America, Processed in China Get Trapped by Trade Dispute (W)

Outer space politics
Pence Lays Out Plans for ‘Space Force’ Sought by Trump (W)
Trump’s ‘Space Force,’ with the help of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, could start a new space race (MW)

Industries & companies
Financials: JPMorgan’s ETF Business Is Finally Catching Up to Goldman (W)
Health Care: Amazon has plans to open its own health clinics for Seattle employees (C)
Media: Viacom’s Revenue Falls on Slump in Ad Sales (W)
Retail: Playing Catch-Up With Walmart, Amazon Offers Digital Grocery Pickup at Whole Foods (N)
Tech: Samsung Introduces Galaxy Note 9, a Smartphone Strikingly Like Its Predecessor (W)
Tech: Yelp Shares Surge on Ad Business Growth (W)

Offbeat
Amazon is hiring more than 200 people to work from home — here are tips to land a job (C)
Oscars to Add ‘Popular Film’ Category, Creating Questions (N)
Meet the Chatbots Providing Mental Health Care (W)