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Feb. 5, 2019 – Links

Feb. 5, 2019 – Links

What we are reading:


Federal prosecutors issue sweeping subpoena for documents from Trump inaugural committee, a sign of a deepening criminal probe – Washington Post. If it’s not one thing, it’s another.

The False Choice Between Economic Growth and Combatting Climate Change – The New Yorker. Achieving faster economic growth while cutting emissions. This is the growth story of the next 10 years.

Why 5G, a battleground for US and China, is also a fight for military supremacy –  South China Morning Post.

Powell tells Trump, over dinner, that Fed will remain nonpolitical – Politico. Left-over hamberders?

If Trump declares a national emergency, Pelosi can jam Republicans. Here’s how. – Washington Post. Congress couldl vote on the “emergency”.

Why Record Job Growth in America Hides a Troubling Reality – The Guardian. Wage growth has not kept pace with job growth.

U.S. services sector activity at six-month low; shutdown blamed – Reuters. Shutdowns have consequences.

Home values are rising at the slowest rate in more than six years – CNBC.  Affordability has been a problem.

Recognising Juan Guaidó risks a bloody civil war in Venezuela – The Guardian.

Bill Gross Retires After Storied Four-Decade Career in Bonds – Bloomberg. The Bond King could probably use a nice, long shower.

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