Ritholtz's Reads: Economics of Christmas Presents
My merry merry, happy happy morning reads:
• Economists Say ‘Bah! Humbug!’ to Christmas Presents (WSJ)
• Amazon Dominated Nearly Everything This Year (New Republic)
• How Steph Curry, LeBron James and the NBA Stole Christmas (Bloomberg)
• Slowly and Unspectacularly, the U.S. Economy Chugs Toward 2016 (Fiscal Times)
• Obama’s effort to ‘nudge’ America: The government tried using behavioral science to shape people’s behavior. Here’s what happened. (Politico)
• Creating The World’s Greatest Anagram (Priceonomics)
• The Science Behind a Chocolate Funk (Bloomberg View)
• The Christmas the Aliens Didn’t Come: What a failed doomsday prophecy taught psychologists about the nature of belief (The Atlantic)
What presents are you opening?
Upbeat consumers, glum businesses
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