wiar 04-01-19

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

April 01 (Monday)

Markets
Stock market at crossroads after strongest quarterly rise in a decade (MW)
Investors Push Into Stocks on the ‘Fear of Missing Out’ (W)
How the Dow Spinoff Could Unlock Value and Offer a Rich Dividend (BR)

Central banks
Debt Investors at a Crossroads as Fed Pivots (W)

Global
Global recession fears are overblown, even as growth will stay ‘sluggish’ in 2019: PNC (C)

Europe
Is Europe Ready for the Next Crisis? (BR)

Japan
For Some, Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt Doesn’t Sound So Bad (W)

China
China Manufacturing Gauge Rebounds (W)

US politics
Trump is trying to kill Obamacare again and Democrats couldn’t be happier (C)
Mueller findings have little impact on views of Trump: NBC News/WSJ poll (C)
Joe Biden responds to kiss accusation: ‘Never did I believe I acted inappropriately’ (C)

Geopolitics & trade
China will continue to suspend extra tariffs on U.S. vehicles, auto parts (R)
Saudis accessed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ phone and gained private data, security chief says (C)

Industries & companies
Aerospace: U.S., Ethiopian Investigators Tussle Over 737 MAX Crash Probe (W)
FAANGs: Zuckerberg backs stronger Internet privacy and election laws: ‘We need a more active role for governments’ (C)
FAANGs: Mark Zuckerberg’s call for tougher Internet regulation won’t save Facebook from these investigations (C)
Food: Kellogg nears deal to sell Keebler and Famous Amos business to Nutella owner Ferrero (C)
Media: Disney’s live-action ‘Dumbo’ falls short of box-office expectations (MW)
Retail: Walgreens Isn’t Ready to Quit Cigarette Sales Yet (W)
Wireless: AT&T vs. Verizon: Our Call (BR)

Technology
Your Drone-Delivered Coffee Is (Almost) Here (W)