Biz Buzzwords and $1,500 Sandwiches

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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My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Brexit: A Case Study in Preference Falsification (Streetwise Professor); see also How Many People Support Trump but Don’t Want to Admit It? (New York Times)
  • Taking Stock of European Equities (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • As Wind Power Lifts Wyoming’s Fortunes, Coal Miners Are Left in the Dust (NYT); see also Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource (Bloomberg)
  • 21 Business Buzzwords Goldman Sachs Thinks You Should Know (the Fiscal Times)
  • No business like show business: Our analysis of the art and science of creating a hit show (the Economist); see also Why the Hollywood producer behind blockbuster films like "The Revenant" thinks "the movie business stinks" (Business Insider)
  • $1,500 Sandwich Illustrates How Exchange Raises Living Standards (Human Progress)
  • The best movies and TV shows coming to Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, and more in July (Business Insider); see also The 13 best Apple TV apps you’ll actually use (Stuff)
  • It’s brother and sister against brother and sister in bitter fight over control of Frank Zappa’s legacy (LA Times)
  • When it comes to Trump, Republican Treasury secretary says: Choose country over party (Washington Post); see also George Will exits the Republican Party over Trump (Washington Post)
  • Burning Question for World Giraffe Day: Can They Swim? (Scientific American)

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Sterling weakness shields FTSE 100; Brexit burns FTSE 250

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