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A review of the Fed minutes released yesterday shows the willingness of some Fed Governors to start rate raising again sooner rather than later – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg

The new treasury secretary is laying out plans for a major tax overhaul by late summer – WSJ

Next up on the “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” train: much of Silicon Valley fintech, whose dreams of supplanting existing financial industry stalwarts have now morphed into a focus on working with them – NYTimes

This may be part of the reason why – Bloomberg and Money

Streetwise takes a look around and wonders what happened to all of our lessons from the 2008 financial crisis – WSJ

Wells Fargo has agreed to resolve class TCPA claims for a sizeable $15.7 million – Law360

The Times has uncovered a mini-foreclosure crisis that threatens the viability of SolarCity’s long-term lease arrangements—and, perhaps more importantly, its relationship with shareholders, who it didn’t inform of the problem – NYTimes

Earth II?  Better yet, how about Earths II through VIII?  The discovery of seven goldilocks-zone planets orbiting dwarf star Trappist-1 has NASA all abuzz – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg

The Academy Awards are this weekend, so let’s take a spin down memory lane, shall we?  Here’s what the Oscars looked like in 1987—30(!) years ago.  [Please enjoy what appears to be a formal turtleneck on a very happy Willem Dafoe] – HuffPo

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