wiar 01-21-19

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

January 21 (Monday)

YRI
A contrary indicator suggests the market’s win streak is just beginning, Wall Street bull Ed Yardeni says (C)
Daily Markets Overview

Markets
The Dollar’s Dominance Seems Secure, Despite Challengers (W)
Valuations for China stocks are ‘very, very attractive’ now: Fidelity (C)

Central banks
Fed’s Brainard Says Prolonged Political Uncertainty Could Weigh on Economic Activity (W)
Currency Ghosts Fade as Emerging-Market Central Banks Stand Pat (B)
Central Banks Struggle With Policy Settings (W)

US
What Job Applicant ‘Ghosting’ Says About the Current Workplace (BR)
America’s wealthy are ‘in preservation mode’ and don’t think the market has hit a bottom: Survey (C)

Europe
The Blame for Brexit (BR)

China
China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen (C)
China’s Bankers Face Smaller Bonuses, Fewer Job Opportunities (B)

US politics
Trump, Democrats Float Proposals to End Shutdown, but Wide Gaps Remain (W)
TSA calls in backup officers as absences of unpaid airport screeners rise (C)
Special Counsel’s Office Disputes Trump-Cohen Story (W)
DNC Says Russia Tried to Hack Its Computers After Midterms (W)

Geopolitics & trade
Trump says ‘a lot of progress’ with North Korea but economic sanctions to stay in place (C)

Industries & companies
Financials: Bank Investors Look Beyond Trading Revenue to Deliver Strong Gains (W)
Healthcare: Five Ways to Play a Growing Health Sector (BR)
Retail: Costco Stock Might Be a Good Buy After 2018’s Pullback (BR)

Offbeat
The Hot New Channel for Reaching Real People: Email (W)