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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

September 05 (Wednesday)

Markets
Wall Street Debates End of ‘America First’ Trade as EU Struggles (B)
Emerging-Market Selloff Deepens Amid Fresh Alarms Over Contagion (B)
Contagion or Not, These Emerging Markets Hold Key to Selloff (B)
Wall Street Analysts Split on How to Trade ‘Overvalued’ Dollar (B)
JP Morgan’s top quant warns next crisis to have flash crashes and social unrest not seen in 50 years (C)

US
U.S. Factory Sector Clocks Strongest Growth in 14 Years (W)
U.S. Auto Sales Maintain Momentum for Now (W)
E-Commerce Driving Need for More Warehouse Workers (W)

Europe
Germany’s Left Launches Attempt to Stem Rightward Flow of Voters (W)

Emerging
How Argentina’s Evolving Economic Crisis Unfolded (W)

US politics
Kavanaugh Hearings Open With Objections, Arrests (W)
Read Brett Kavanaugh’s full opening remarks in his Supreme Court confirmation hearing (C)
See the House Seats in Play for the Midterms (W)
Voters Focus on Economy, Health Care and Immigration in Midterms (W)
‘This is treason’: Read the most dramatic quotes from Bob Woodward’s new tell-all book about Trump (C)
Rudy Giuliani to Trump advisors ripping the president in Bob Woodward’s book: Find another job (C)

Geopolitics & trade
Justin Trudeau indicates he will not bend on key NAFTA demands at talks (C)

Industries & companies
Autos: Mercedes-Benz unveils electric SUV to challenge Tesla (P)
Autos: Goldman Sachs resumes Tesla coverage with ‘sell’ rating (P)
Autos: GM Posts Steep Sales Drop on Dialed-Back Discounts (B)
FANGs: At $1 Trillion, Amazon Is Still Not Its Stock Price (B)
FANGs: How Amazon gets to $2 trillion (C)
Retail: Nike’s Kaepernick Deal Puts Risk on Display (W)
Retail: Nike’s Kaepernick ad to provide a long-term gain after some near-term pain, analyst says (MW)
Wireless: FCC Seeks to Expedite Deployment of 5G Wireless Networks (W)
Wireless: Battle for Cheaper Phones Heats Up (W)

Offbeat
Mapping the Most Profitable Industry in Each U.S. State
Australian Millennials Are Sick of Paying for Baby Boomers’ Health Care (B)