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China’s expected to announce Q3 economic growth of 6.7 percent this week—a number envied by any other country in the world but the sign of major slowdown there.  Dealbook looks at what, exactly, a less-gangbusters Chinese economy means for life there (and everywhere else) – NYTimes

Looks like Twitter wasn’t the only acquisition target that has had its eye on this year – WSJ

The Fed is joining other central banks in welcoming what appears to be some actual inflation as deflationary forces have ebbed in recent months – Bloomberg

Goldman’s $100 million junk-bond man (and how that happened in 2016) – WSJ

Yahoo’s doing its damnedest to slap a happy face on the state of its core business following the revelation of a massive 2014 hack that Verizon suggests has materially changed the deal it entered with Y! – NYTimes and WSJ

NY State Judge Eileen Bransten is forcing Deutsche Bank to turn over documents related to its analysis of $183 million in allegedly risky loans in a MBS pool to HSBC in its suit as trustee against the bank – Law360

A very strong quarter helped BlackRock push past the $5 trillion mark for assets under management – NYTimes and WSJ

Generally, Bill Belichick is to press conference responses as Clarence Thomas is to oral argument questions.  But maybe all this time it was just a matter of the topic.  Bring up Belichick’s league-issued Microsoft Surface Tablet and, well, you might just get some real quotes out of the Coach – NYTimes and Bloomberg

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