wiar 08-22-18

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

August 22 (Wednesday)

Markets
Stocks Set to Enter Longest Bull Market as S&P Hits Record (W)
The Longest Market Rally in History? Take a Closer Look (B)
Trump Can Complain All He Wants, But the Dollar Will Stay Strong (B)
No Quant Is Safe as Global Stress Hits Risk Parity Where It Hurts (B)

Central banks
Fed’s Kaplan Still Favors Gradual Path of Rate Increases (W)
Fed Minutes May Drop Clue About How Long Powell Will Hike Rates (B)

Europe
Brexit Negotiations Will Now Be Carried Out ‘Continuously,’ Barnier Says (B)

Japan
Abe Rival: Millions of Japanese Are Falling Behind Under Abenomics (W)

China
Chinese Banks Turn to New Tool to Win Savers (W)

US politics
Michael Cohen Will Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges (W)
Trump’s EPA Says More Americans Will Die Under Its Power-Plant Rollback (B)

Trade
U.S. Moves Toward New Tariffs on China Despite Trade Talks (W)
What’s Next in the Trade War? Key U.S.-China Events to Watch For (B)
Businesses beg for tariff relief as trade war with China rolls on (WP)
Trump Auto Tariff Timetable Likely to Slip (W)
U.S., Mexico push for NAFTA autos deal, eye Canada’s return (R)

Geopolitics
Russian Hackers Ramp Up U.S. Cyberattacks Ahead of Midterms (W)
Microsoft’s Russian Hacking Revelations Spur U.S. Lawmakers’ Ire (B)
U.S. officials threaten Russia with ‘much more economic pain’ (R)
Trump vows ‘no concessions’, Turkey’s lira stays under pressure (R)

Industries & companies
Autos: UBS repeats: Tesla will lose money on $35,000 Model 3 (C)
Autos: Opinion: Dear Elon: Ask Apple or Google to acquire Tesla (MW)
Financials: JP Morgan to unveil new investing app with an eye-catching, disruptive price: Free (C)
Home Builders: Toll Brothers Profit Jumps as Wealthy Americans Spend (W)

Corporate finance
Slack Takes Wraps Off $7.1 Billion Valuation Deal (W)

Offbeat
What Does Knee Surgery Cost? Few Know, and That’s a Problem (W)
Sorry, bacon diet fans — low-carb diets are now being linked to an early death (C)