wiar 10-21-19

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October 21 (Monday)

Stocks will likely hit new records in the week ahead if earnings keep topping expectations (C)
Dividend Stocks Have Been Shooting Out the Lights. Don’t Count on It Lasting for Long. (BR)
U.S. Companies Can’t Buck a Strong Dollar (W)
Sterling falls after UK lawmakers delay key Brexit vote (C)
Ratings Firms Give Companies More Breathing Room (W)

Robert Shiller: Recession likely years away due to bullish Trump effect (C)

Johnson Prepares to Put Brexit Deal to Vote After Foiled First Try (W)

US politics
Trump chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says he isn’t considering resigning after walking back quid pro quo claim (C)
Key incumbents are losing the money battle as 2020′s top Senate races heat up (C)
Bernie Sanders Returns to Trail With Fresh Endorsements, Challenges (W)
Germany’s Labor System Would Be Difficult to Import to U.S. (W)

Geopolitics & trade
Hong Kong Protests Rage Despite New Effort to Calm Unrest (W)
U.S. Government Still Uses Suspect Chinese Cameras (W)

Industries & companies
Aerospace: Boeing survey showed that employees felt pressure from managers on safety approvals (C)
Aerospace: Congress Ramps Up Scrutiny of Boeing Executives, Board (W)
Energy: ConocoPhillips Stock Looks Cheap After a Selloff (BR)
FAANGs: Amazon is shipping expired food, from baby formula to old beef jerky, scaring consumers and putting big brands at risk (C)
FAANGs: Facebook Reaches Deal With Wall Street Journal Publisher, Others for News Section (W)
Media: Netflix and HBO shows are getting pirated on this app that’s been bankrolled by advertisers such as Pandora, BET+ and TikTok (C)
Media: The Streaming TV Revolution Will Have Winners and Losers. How to Play the Stocks. (BR)