wiar 03-26-19

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

March 26 (Tuesday)

Markets
Stocks Stabilize After Selloff (W)
‘Don’t Panic’ the Mantra as Low Yields Don’t Mean Stock Collapse (B)
Treasuries Rally Gains Steam as Full Fed Cut Priced In for 2019 (B)
The $10 Trillion Pool of Negative Debt Is a Late-Cycle Reckoning (B)

Central banks
Evans Sees Lessons From 1998 Rate Cuts for Fed Policy This Year (B)
Fed rate cut seen nearer as yield curves invert (R)
Moore Says Fed’s Pivot Validates Criticism of Rate Increases (W)
Fed’s Kashkari argues against U.S. central bank’s view of workforce participation (R)

US
Homebuilders On Pace for 6-Month Closing High (B)
Josh Brown: The US has never imported a recession and the consumer is ‘on fire’ (C)
The quiet desperation of Gen X workers across America (C)

Europe
Theresa May Admits Brexit Deal in Trouble as Parliament Votes on Plan B (B)

Emerging
Venezuela’s Two Realities: People With Dollars and Those Without (W)

US politics
600 more days of Mueller: Trump 2020 campaign says it will blast Democrats over Mueller report for the next two years (C)
Trump Backs Report’s Full Release as Democrats Dispute ‘Exoneration’ (W)
Mueller Report Clears President Trump—but Not President Putin (W)

Geopolitics & trade
Trump recognizes disputed Golan Heights as Israeli territory in boost for Netanyahu (R)
Israel Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza After Rocket Attack Near Tel Aviv (W)
Canada Links Trade-Deal Approval to Steel Tariffs (W)
In Delicate Courtship, France and China Make Deals (W)
What a U.S.-China Trade Deal Might Look Like (W)

Industries & companies
Airlines: Department of Transportation forms ‘expert’ committee to review FAA’s aircraft approval process (C)
FAANGs: Here’s everything Apple announced on Monday (C)

Corporate finance
Lyft Leading Wave of Startups That Will Make Debuts With Giant Losses (W)
McDonald’s Buys Israeli Digital Startup Dynamic Yield (W)

Offbeat
Stormy Daniels’ ex-lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested for alleged $20 million extortion scheme against Nike, embezzling client’s money, defrauding bank (C)
‘He Had the Magic Elixir’: How the College Cheating Scandal Spread (W)