Frontrunning: January 31

31-01-18 01:24:00,

  • As Yellen Hands Off at the Fed, Whither Her Go-Slow Approach? (WSJ)
  • ‘This is our American moment,’ Trump urges cooperation (Reuters)
  • President Tries Taking On a New Role: Optimist (WSJ)
  • Trump’s Olive Branch to Democrats Cut Short by Divisive Tone of Speech (BBG)
  • Signs of Old Age Abound in a Bull Market Closing In on History (BBG)
  • Japan’s Fujifilm to take over Xerox in $6.1 billion deal, create joint venture (Reuters)
  • Bitcoin Is Having Its Worst Month in Three Years (WSJ)
  • For Bezos, Buffett and Dimon, a Health Push Years in the Making (BBG)
  • Rival Employers Dread Possible Arrival of Amazon HQ2 in Their Town (WSJ
  • For Bezos, Buffett and Dimon, a Health Push Years in the Making (BBG)
  • One Indicator Says Bond Rout Going Too Fast for Stocks to Escape (BBG)
  • Skywatchers in western North America will see moon turn red in rare eclipse (Reuters)
  • Immigration Fight Shifts From Trump’s Wall to Family Green Cards (BBG)
  • Bond Selloff Sends Ripples Through Corporate Debt Market (WSJ)
  • Facebook Really Wants You to Come Back (BBG)
  • Boeing says to deliver more planes in 2018 (Reuters)
  • Judge Dan Polster Is Singlehandedly Trying to Solve the Opioid Crisis (BBG)

Overnight Media Digest

WSJ

– U.S. President Donald Trump, in his first State of the Union address, called for major, bipartisan deals on infrastructure and immigration, while reversing his predecessor’s vow to close the Guantanamo Bay prison facility for suspected terrorists. on.wsj.com/2BFNCMr

– Xerox Corp is nearing a deal with Japan’s Fujifilm Holdings Corp that would mark the end of the independence of the stalwart of 20th-century American industry. on.wsj.com/2BFgTXC

– Special counsel Robert Mueller is seeking an interview with Mark Corallo,

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Frontrunning: January 30

30-01-18 01:27:00,

  • Immigrants to Be in Spotlight at State of Union (WSJ)
  • Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Link Up to Form New Health-Care Company (BBG)
  • Yellen Leaving Fed With Full Employment, Increased Focus on Labor Market (WSJ)
  • Market Euphoria May Turn to Despair If 10-Year Yield Jumps to 3% (BBG)
  • U.S. Names Russian Oligarchs, But Says It’s Not a Sanctions List (BBG)
  • World stocks sucked under by bond market breakout (Reuters)
  • House Panel Votes to Release GOP Memo on Russia Probe (WSJ)
  • Trump’s Push to Fire Mueller Heightens Political, Not Legal, Risk (BBG)
  • CIA expects Russia to target U.S. mid-term elections (Reuters)
  • Decade of Easy Cash Turns Bond Market Upside Down (WSJ)
  • HNA to Face $2.4 Billion Liquidity Crunch This Quarter (BBG)
  • U.S., Mexico explore placing armed U.S. air marshals on flights (Reuters)
  • Iranian opposition cleric accuses Khamenei of abuse of power (Reuters)
  • Forget Self-Driving Cars, Robot Delivery Vans Are Here (BBG)
  • Venezuelan Pirates Rule the Most Lawless Market on Earth (BBG)
  • Trump administration holds off on new Russia sanctions, despite law (Reuters)
  • Trump’s Agenda Faces Tough Fiscal Reality After State of the Union (BBG)
  • Pentagon Muzzles Afghanistan Watchdog as Situation Worsens (BBG)
  • Banker Bonuses Jumping While Traders Brace for Smaller Payouts (BBG)

Overnight Media Digest

WSJ

– The maker of Keurig coffee machines is taking over Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc, a marriage that combines popular brands that have struggled with increased competition and shifting consumer tastes. on.wsj.com/2BEqwFW

– Revlon Inc Chief Executive Fabian Garcia brought in less than two years ago to help revive the iconic beauty giant—is leaving the company next month. on.wsj.com/2BE1LJT

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Frontrunning: January 29

29-01-18 05:16:00,

  • Global Stocks Start 2018 With a Roar (WSJ)
  • Challenged on all fronts, Britain’s May faces pressure over Brexit law (Reuters)
  • Governments Worry That Cryptocurrencies Could be the ‘Next Swiss Bank Account’ (BBG)
  • U.S. Spending Rises in December; Saving Rate Lowest Since 2005 (WSJ)
  • Trump security team sees building U.S. 5G network as option (Reuters)
  • All Signs Point to Big Democratic Wins in 2018 (BBG)
  • U.S. Companies Brace for Wider Oversight of Chinese Deals (WSJ)
  • The Follower Factory: how celebs buy twitter followers (NYT)
  • U.S. authorities due to make arrests in futures ‘spoofing’ probe (Reuters)
  • North Korea, Under Sanctions Strain, Dials Back Military Exercises (WSJ)
  • First Lady’s Military Flights Before Washington Move Cost More Than $675,000 (WSJ)
  • Why Canada is the next frontier for shale oil (Reuters)
  • SpaceX’s New Beast of a Rocket Is Go for Launch (BBG)
  • Japan raps Coincheck, orders broader checks after $530 million cryptocurrency theft (reuters)
  • How Apple Built a Chip Powerhouse to Threaten Qualcomm and Intel (BBG)
  • AutoNation Just Decided to Stop Caring About Pot Smoking (BBG)
  • London’s Bankers Haven’t Been This Gloomy Since 2008 (BBG)
  • U.N. employees in Gaza hold protest strike over U.S. aid cut (Reuters)
  • Hung out to dry twice, Tennessee city stumped by Trump’s washer tariffs (Reuters)
  • British Lords Get Ready to Disrupt Brexit (BBG)
  • VW faces inquiry call over diesel fumes test on monkeys (reuters)

Overnight Media Digest

WSJ

– U.S. President Donald Trump extended his threats of action against America’s trading partners, this time hinting at major retaliation against the European Union for what he described as its “very unfair”

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