wiar 09-11-19

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

September 11 (Wednesday)

Markets
Stocks close little changed as tech shares and Ford weigh on the market (C)
Dow Industrials Extend Winning Streak (W)
Rush to Corporate Bonds Reflects Cautious Optimism (W)
Some Investors Actually Make Money on Negative-Yielding Debt (B)
Oil Prices Sink After Trump Ousts John Bolton (W)
A Giant Bet Against Natural Gas Is Blowing Up (W)

Central banks
Morgan Stanley’s Gorman Warns Against Cutting Rates ‘Too Easily’ (B)
Cautious optimism supports dollar ahead of ECB (R)

US
U.S. Job Openings Cool in Slowing Labor Market (W)
Declining U.S. vacancies point to slowing job growth (R)
Median U.S. Household Income Showed No Growth in 2018 (W)
Number of Uninsured Americans Rises for First Time in Decade (W)

Europe
Four Ways That Britain’s Brexit Drama Could Play Out Next (B)
IMF Urges German Government Spending to Revive Flagging Economy (B)
Forget Germany, the Real Fiscal Policy Tightwads Are in Sweden (B)

US politics
Trump says he fired national security advisor John Bolton — but Bolton says he ‘offered to resign’ (C)
Drug Prices Get Washington’s Attention Ahead of 2020 Election (W)

Geopolitics & trade
Huawei Has a Plan to Help End Its War With Trump (N)

Industries & companies
FAANGs: The most important feature of the new iPhone 11 is its price (C)
FAANGs: Apple Undercuts Rivals With Streaming Price (W)
FAANGs: Here’s a first look at all of the new products Apple announced today (C)
FAANGs: Amazon’s New Multistory Warehouse Aims to Cut Delivery Times (W)
FAANGs: Google Hit With Sweeping Demand From States Over Ad Business (B)
Financials: Jamie Dimon says JP Morgan is preparing for the risk of zero rates in the US (C)

Corporate finance
Peloton sets IPO range between $26 and $29 per share, looks to raise as much as $1.2 billion (C)
China’s Anbang to Sell Hotels for More Than $5.8 Billion (W)
GE to Give Up Majority Control of Baker Hughes (W)
Activist Investor Wants AT&T to Be More Like Verizon (W)
Activist to AT&T: What’s the Plan With WarnerMedia? (W)