wiar 09-27-18

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

September 27 (Thursday)

Dow drops 106 points as bank stocks fall following the Fed decision (C)
Revenge of Real Rates: 2018 Set for Worst Returns in Decade (B)
Strong corporate profits have fueled the market — here’s a warning that could be coming to an end (MW)
Is oil heading for $100 a barrel? (Money Week)

Central banks
Fed Raises Rates and Says More Coming, Brushing Off Trump Jabs (B)
The Fed’s New Dot Plot (B)
Fed hikes interest rates, raises its economic outlook and drops ‘accommodative’ language (C)

Underemployment Is the New Unemployment (B)

As Fed Raises Rates, Consumers Have Yet to Feel the Sting (W)
Big Businesses Push Down Prices, and Perhaps Wages (W)
Apartment rents are suddenly rising faster, reversing yearlong trend (C)

Argentina Gets $57 Billion as IMF Doubles Down on Record Bailout (B)

US politics
Third Woman Makes Allegations Against Nominee Kavanaugh (W)
Trump on Rosenstein: ‘My preference would be to keep him’ (C)

Geopolitics & trade
Trudeau Presses for ‘Right Deal for Canada’ on Trade (W)
How China Pries Technology From U.S. Companies (W)
Trump Accuses China of Trying to Interfere in U.S. Elections (W)
Global Leaders and Executives Spurn Trump’s Trade Approach (B)
Ford CEO Says Trump Metals Tariffs Took $1 Billion of Profit (B)

Industries & companies
Energy: Europe’s LNG Success Is U.S. Opportunity, Russia Challenge (W)
FANGs: Amazon is opening a new store that sells items from its website rated 4 stars and above (C)
Restaurants: McDonald’s Removes Artificial Ingredients from Burgers (W)
Retail: Bed Bath & Beyond Plunges Amid Surprise Drop in Same-Store Sales (B)
Tech: Tech Executives Warn of Overregulation in Privacy Push (W)
Tech: Getting What You Pay Up for in the Cloud (W)

Corporate finance
21st Century Fox to Sell Sky Stake to Comcast (W)
SurveyMonkey Soars in Public Market Debut (W)
Making Case for T-Mobile Deal, Sprint Says Its Customers Are Fleeing (B)

Payment Startup Stripe Is Now a $20 Billion Company (B)