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  1. The stock-market landscape looks a lot like it did just before the February correction, but this time it has some “redeeming qualities” that should give investors pause about going short, say analysts at Jefferies.
  2. The U.S. stock market isn’t far from records, but recent trading activity could have set the S&P 500 up for a steep decline if it falls below a key point.
  3. JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts, led by cross-asset strategist John Normand, in a Sept. 21 research report, says investors should be prepared for the possibility of a “major miscalculation” by President Donald Trump’s administration on trade.
  4. Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai plans to appear at a private meeting of top GOP lawmakers on Friday and again at a public hearing this year.
  5. People taller than 6 feet can no longer fit in airline seats, a recent lawsuit alleges.
  6. Under legendary founder Martin Sorrell, most of the ad agencies under the WPP umbrella operated independently and even competed against each other for accounts.
  7. Monday’s top personal finance stories
  8. But parents shouldn’t panic, experts say.
  9. This 22-year-old man saw his mother lose everything during the Great Recession and doesn’t want history to repeat itself.
  10. Treasurys weakened Monday, pushing up yields, as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve meeting that’s expected to deliver a midweek rate increase.