wiar 10-10-19

Mary FanslauWhat I Am Reading

October 10 (Thursday)

Markets
Stocks rise for the first time in 3 days as traders hope for US-China trade progress (C)
Trump Is Tweeting Less About China and That’s Good for Stocks (B)

Central banks
Fed Officials Last Month Worried Trade War Could Curb Hiring, Consumer Spending (W)
Fed Minutes Show Debate Emerges on When to Halt Rate Cuts (B)
Federal Reserve policymakers increasingly divided on way ahead, minutes show (R)
Powell: Fed’s ‘significant’ political protection makes public outreach an ‘obligation’ (R)
Greece, Once in Crisis, Joins Negative-Rates Club (W)

US
Job Openings in U.S. Decline to Lowest Since March 2018 (B)
Decreasing U.S. job openings point to cooling labor market (R)

US politics
Elizabeth Warren Vows to Remake Capitalism. Businesses Are Bracing. (W)
Joe Biden calls for Trump’s impeachment for the first time (C)
Sanders says he ‘misspoke’ about scaling back rallies after heart attack, vows ‘vigorous’ 2020 campaign (C)

Geopolitics & trade
China reportedly lowers expectations for progress on trade talks this week after US blacklist (C)
Low expectations for trade talks: ‘If you’re looking for good news, they didn’t cancel the trip’ (C)
China Open to Small Trade Deal If Trump Eases Tariff Threats (B)
Trump says there is a ‘really good chance’ of U.S.-China trade deal (R)
Trade Talks Resume at Pivotal Moment in U.S.-China Relations (W)
Turkey Begins Offensive Against U.S. Ally in Syria (W)

Industries & companies
Aerospace: American Delays 737 MAX’s Return, Grounding Costs Mount (W)
Autos: Tesla Needs Its Battery Maker. A Culture Clash Threatens Their Relationship. (W)
Retail: Bed Bath & Beyond names Mark Tritton as President and CEO, stock soars (C)
Utilities: Power Outage in California Affects Millions as PG&E Tries to Avoid Wildfire (W)
Utilities: Next Part of Massive California Blackouts Starts Later Today (B)

Cybersecurity
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower: US heading in ‘same direction as China’ with online privacy (C)
Marco Rubio Calls for Review of TikTok Deal (W)

Offbeat
Trump rips NBA players, officials for ‘pandering to China,’ but says league has to work out dispute on its own (C)