Ritholtz's Reads: The Man Behind Trump

Here are your Thursday reads.

The stock rout continues. At least you have the finest morning train reads in the land to put some positivity in your day:

  • The simple rule at the heart of finance is being broken (Quartz)
  • Does Ethical-Based Investing Impact Returns? (
  • What Is The Real Jobless Rate? 4.9 percent? 9.9 percent? 42 percent? (The Upshot)
  • Mortgage Rates Well Into Mid 3’s (Mortgage News Daily), see also Hyperinflation Paranoia Guides the Fed (Bloomberg View)
  • “The business model of Wall Street is fraud”? Kind of (FT Alphaville)
  • Why cheap oil won’t stop clean energy (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • Everything You Need To Know About Twitter’s New Timeline Tweaks (Fast Company), but see The Reality of Missing Out (Stratechery)
  • Guns, Drugs, and Car Crashes: Why Americans Die Younger (Bloomberg)
  • Meet the Man Who Helps Trump Be Trump: Campaign manager Corey Lewandowski helped assure the billionaire businessman’s victory in the New Hampshire primary (WSJ)
  • This is the most detailed map yet of our place in the universe (Vox), see also We’ve found evidence the Milky Way is one of hundreds of galaxies being sucked in by the ‘Great Attractor’ (Business Insider)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz and a Bloomberg View columnist.

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