wiar 01-03-19

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

January 3 (Thursday)

Dow bounces back after 400-point slide (WP)
Daily Markets Overview

Markets I
Trump says there was a stock market ‘glitch’ in December, but it will rise when trade deals fixed (C)
Battered Bull Market Limps Into the New Year (W)
Here are the new ‘Dogs of the Dow,’ a simple investing strategy that beat the market last year (C)
Investors are officially panicking, Citigroup says (C)

Markets II
There’s Little on the Bond-Market Horizon to Trigger Higher Yields (B)
OPEC Output Falls Most in Almost 2 Years as Saudi Cuts Begin (B)

Central banks
Investors Bet the Fed Will Pause on Rate Increases in 2019 (W)

It looks like this year could be a buyer’s market for real estate as higher rates weigh on prices (C)

China Is Getting Bubbles, Not Growth, for New Year’s (W)
Censoring China’s Internet, for Stability and Profit (N)

US politics
Trump Holds Firm on Wall Before Meeting Congressional Leaders (B)
Shutdown Shapes Up as Day-One Test for New Congress (W)
Nikki Haley ditches her Twitter account — and nearly 1.7 million followers — and the real question is why (MW)
Ocasio-Cortez Breaks With Pelosi in Key Early Vote for Democrats (B)
Equifax Is Back in Washington’s Crosshairs (W)

Geopolitics, trade & cybersecurity
Tariff Exclusions for Certain Steel Imports Sow Confusion (W)
Popular Weather App From China Collects Too Much User Data, Security Experts Say (W)
Taiwan Leader Rejects Unification Under Heightened Pressure From China’s Xi (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: Tesla Shares Sink on Model 3 Delivery Miss, Price Cut (W)
Financials: U.S. banks ‘well-positioned’ for adverse market conditions: OCC spokesman (R)
Financials: Insurers Resist Paying More for Their Own Insurance (W)
Media: Roku, Taking Cues From Amazon, Adds Premium Subscriptions (W)
Pharma: Drugmakers Raise Prices on Hundreds of Medicines (W)

New for 2019: Laws on Guns, Harassment, Cannabis-Spiked Drinks (W)