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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

January 28 (Monday)

Markets
Stocks Start Off 2019 With a Bang (W)
Opinion: Dow needs to give back some gains before stocks see another big leg up (MW)
When Markets Crash, Everything’s Correlated. Even Factors (BR)
The Euro’s First 20 Years (Project Syndicate)

US
America’s Hidden Workforce Returns (W)

China
Manufacturers Take Sales Hit in China (W)
China’s Slowdown Is Only Just Beginning (BR)
China Replaces Top Securities Regulator Amid Market Weakness (W)

US politics
Immigration Debate In Focus as Next Shutdown Looms (W)
Roger Stone Says He Would Consider Cooperating With Mueller (W)
The Push to Tax the Rich (BR)
Presidential Run by Starbucks’ Howard Schultz Could Boost Trump, Democrats Fear (B)

Geopolitics & trade
Trade Talks Spotlight Role of China’s State-Owned Firms (W)
Here Are Three Scenarios for U.S.-China Trade Talks This Week (B)

Industries & companies
FAANGs: Brands Invent New Lines for Only Amazon to Sell (W)
Pharma: Pfizer Pivots to Cancer Drugs for Growth (W)

Corporate finance
Seattle start-up building the Amazon Prime of primary care with backing from Larry Fink and others (C)

Technology & cybersecurity
From Wi-Fi to Bluetooth to 5G, All Your Wireless Is About to Change (W)
New Job for Robots: Taking Stock for Retailers (W)
This former Google exec talked to the social media trolls the Russians paid to influence elections (C)

Offbeat
CBD goes mainstream as bars and coffee shops add weed-related drinks to menus (C)
Millennials may claim another victim: Harley-Davidson and the classic American motorcycle (C)
Gen Z’s 7 Lessons for Surviving in Our Tech-Obsessed World (W)
Expecting a Big Tax Refund? Don’t Be So Sure (W)