Warren Buffett, Al Franken and Legal Weed

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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Wait -- you mean we have another six months before the actual election?!? Brace yourself with our morning train reads:

  • Back from the future: How Bill James used Rafael Palmeiro’s Gold Glove to predict Donald Trump (NBC Sports)
  • Put Buffett’s Advice Into Action With These Two ETFs (Bloomberg), see also Buffett delivers a “sermon” on investing (Evidence-Based Investor)
  • You might not have Prince’s ‘Pop Life’ -- but you should have a will (Washington Post)
  • Capitalists Invest in Human Ingenuity, Not Gold (A Teachable Moment)
  • Wonderful Worlds (That Never Existed) (Motley Fool)
  • Don’t Let McKinsey Scare You, Millennials (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • So, something interesting happens to weed after it’s legal (Wonkblog)
  • Risk aversion impedes innovation in information technology (Scienmag)
  • hahaha This is not a joke: Hillary needs someone like Al Franken if she’s going to beat Trump. (Politico Magazine)
  • Why The Worst Thing That Could Happen To Marc Maron Is Happening To “Maron” (Co.Create)

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Source: WSJ

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