[Reuters] Take Five: Be careful out there! World markets themes for the week ahead

[MarketWatch] The government shutdown already ranks as the 2nd longest in 20 years

[SCMP] Chinese President Xi Jinping gives army its first order of 2019: be ready for battle

[Reuters] Russia says it is not willing to exchange detained ex-U.S. marine: Interfax

[FT] History has some troubling lessons on bear markets

[FT] Taiwan seeks international support against China threats