Frontrunning: May 4

04-05-18 12:43:00,

  • Trump Gambit Over Disclosing Porn-Star Payment Stuns Staff (WSJ)
  • U.S. Wants $200 Billion Cut in China Trade Imbalance by End of 2020 (WSJ)
  • Here’s What the U.S., China Demanded of Each Other on Trade (BBG)
  • Small manufacturers tap the brakes as tariffs bite (Reuters)
  • Democrats target union workers who regret Trump vote (Reuters)
  • Trump not seeking to curb US forces in South Korea: U.S. national security adviser (Reuters)
  • U.S. jobs growth expected to regain momentum in April (Reuters)
  • Ex-Volkswagen CEO Winterkorn charged in U.S. over diesel scandal (Reuters)
  • In Birthplace of Junk, Investors See Risks After Decade of Debt (BBG)
  • A Haircut Costs 5 Bananas and 2 Eggs in Venezuela (BBG)
  • How to Look Like a Pro at Buffettpalooza This Weekend (WSJ)
  • Palestinian leader Abbas offers apology for remarks on Jews (Reuters)
  • Should Supply and Demand Determine the Price for a Fast Commute? (WSJ)
  • Walmart Beats Amazon in $15 Billion Flipkart Battle (BBG)
  • 5 Questions for Buffett Ahead of the Annual Meeting (WSJ)
  • Buffett’s Berkshire Braces for ‘Wild’ Swings From New Accounting (BBG)
  • What to Do Now the Deduction for Investment Fees Is Dead (WSJ)
  • Altria Group and Nikon Quietly Stay Away From the NRA’s Big Show (BBG)

Overnight Media Digest


– JPMorgan Chase & Co is investing further in artificial intelligence. The largest U.S. bank by assets said Carnegie Mellon University’s head of machine learning will join JPMorgan in a new role, head of artificial-intelligence research.

– Private-equity firm KKR & Co said it would convert to a corporation from a partnership, a significant shift to its structure that signifies how the new tax code is changing the contours of business in the U.S.

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