Max Nisen is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering biotech, pharma and health care. He previously wrote about management and corporate strategy for Quartz and Business Insider.

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Splurging on the Future
A normally cagey Tim Cook spilled some beans about Apple's self-driving auto efforts; he may be trying to get some credit for the company's growing technology investments.
Source: Bloomberg
Note: The quarters shown here reflect Apple's fiscal year, which ends each September.
Market Force
Bitcoin is still the lead cryptocurrency, but others are becoming increasingly relevant as the absurd crypto-boom continues.
Source: CoinMarketCap
Majority View
Jack Bogle's preference for U.S. stocks is more normcore than contrarian.
Source: Morningstar
Note: Includes active and passive mutual funds and ETFs.
Time to Get Creative
Buncha Crunch may be a superior movie snack, but Nestle should get rid of its underperforming candy division as it tries to boost margins.
Source: Bloomberg

And don't miss Liam Denning on the tricky math of long term oil prices: "About a decade ago, at the height of the peak oil frenzy, this need on the part of OPEC countries was used by some to justify ever-higher price expectations. Under this thinking, OPEC had most of the oil reserves, and its members' one-trick economies needed $100-plus prices to function; ergo, oil had to be priced at that level. I mean, come on. That's like me going to my boss and saying, 'I need to be paid millions because, you know, I've got a certain lifestyle to maintain.' They'd find another, cheaper journalist or make do with none at all. Oil consumers did the same thing."

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