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Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

October 05 (Saturday)

Markets
Dow jumps 350 points, cutting losses for the week after steady jobs report (C)
‘Goldilocks’ jobs data propels Wall St to best day since August (R)
Opinion: Here’s one more reason why October is looking muddy for U.S. stocks (MW)

Central banks
Powell says it’s the Fed’s job to keep the economy in a ‘good place’ for ‘as long as possible’ (C)
Jobs Report Keeps October Rate Cut Discussion on The Table (W)
With economic signals mixed, Fed policymakers still divided (R)

US
U.S. Hiring Steady as Jobless Rate Falls to Half-Century Low (W)
U.S. Unemployment Hit 50-Year Low in September (W)
U.S. Payrolls and Wages Miss Estimates in New Sign of Downshift (B)
Is the U.S. Slowing or Stalling? That’s the Question After the Jobs Report (B)
Capital spending outlook another worry ahead of earnings (R)

US politics
House Democrats request documents from Vice President Mike Pence in Trump impeachment inquiry (C)
Trump, in August Call With Senator, Denied Diplomat’s Claim of Link Between Ukraine Aid, Probe (W)
Ukraine to Review Probes Into Firm Tied to Biden’s Son (W)
DNC turns to 2020 candidates for fundraising help in fourth quarter as committee struggles to raise cash (C)
Elizabeth Warren Nets $24.6 Million in Third-Quarter Fund-Raising (N)

Geopolitics & trade
Trump sees ‘very good chance’ of China trade deal, says no link to Biden probe request (R)
Apparent Iranian government-linked hackers targeted Trump campaign, Reuters reports (C)
Street Battles Break Out After Hong Kong Bans Masks at Protests (W)

Industries & companies
Autos: Nissan Audit Chief Sought to Expand Ghosn Probe—and Was Shut Down (W)
FAANGs: PayPal withdraws from Facebook’s libra cryptocurrency (C)
Financials: Banks Expected to Get Break on Postcrisis Rules (W)
Media: Disney Bans Netflix Ads as Streaming’s Marketing Wars Intensify (W)
Media: Amazon Clashes With Disney Over Terms for Offering Apps in Fire TV (W)

Corporate finance
Everything Is Private Equity Now (B)
Google Weighs Acquisition of Rival to Video App TikTok (W)