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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

November 26 (Monday)

Markets
Grim Stock Signals Piling Up as Wall Street Mulls Recession Odds (B)
Goldman Models Impact of Rate-Shock Scenarios on Markets (B)
Corporate America Is Ready to Pay Down Its Debt. That’s Bad News for Stocks. (BR)
Asian shares tick up but oil rout dampens sentiment (R)
The Xi-Trump Meeting May Be a Watershed for Emerging Markets (B)

Global
World’s Fiscal Policies Ease as Easy-Money Era Ends (B)

Central banks
Why the Fed Could Back Down on Rate Hikes (BR)

US
Borrowers Are Tapping Their Homes for Cash, Even as Rates Rise (W)

Europe
EU backs UK leader Theresa May’s Brexit deal at historic summit (C)
Confused About Brexit? Here’s a Guide as the Endgame Begins (B)

US politics
Mississippi Senate contest becomes a new flashpoint of controversy, and a possible Democratic gain (C)

Geopolitics & trade
One African Nation Put the Brakes on Chinese Debt. But Not for Long. (N)

Industries & companies
Autos: Elon Musk: Tesla had ‘single-digit weeks’ as it teetered on brink of collapse (C)
FAANGs: The Technology Tornado (BR)
Pot: The collapse of this once-soaring cannabis stock offers a valuable lesson to investors (MW)
Retail: Black Friday shopping pulled in a record $6.22 billion in online sales: Adobe (C)

Technology
As Immigrant Farmworkers Become More Scarce, Robots Replace Humans (N)
Your Smart TV Is Only Going to Get Dumber (W)

Offbeat
Deadly California wildfire now 100% contained after scorching 154,000 acres (C)