[Reuters] Stocks march higher as Middle East tensions ease

[CNBC] US added 145,000 jobs in December, vs 160,000 expected

[AP] Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

[Reuters] Explainer: What is at stake in Taiwan’s election

[MarketWatch] Opinion: Americans own a lot of stock right now — and that’s a bad sign

[Reuters] EU watchdog warns fund investors over cash back promises

[AP] Iraqi PM tells US to decide the mechanism for troop withdrawal

[Reuters] Australia urges quarter of a million to flee as winds fan huge bushfires

[Bloomberg] Summers Calls Bernanke Speech ‘Last Hurrah’ for Central Bankers

[Bloomberg] China’s Offshore Bond Defaults Increased to $3.6 Billion in 2019

[Bloomberg] China 2019 Offshore-Bond Defaulters Span an Airport, Solar Tech

[Bloomberg] Europe’s New Bond Sales Top $100 Billion in Record-Shattering Week

[Bloomberg] It’s a Tidal Wave of Liquidity. And Waves Crash.

[WSJ] Fed’s Bullard, Kashkari Favor Holding Interest Rates Steady

[WSJ] Money-Losing Companies Mushroom Even as Stocks Hit New Highs

[WSJ] Low Liquidity Fueled Hidden Flash Crash in Junk Bonds

[WSJ] Chinese Developers Flock to Issue Dollar Debt

[FT] US-Iran tensions cast doubt on dollar’s haven credentials