Art Feuds, Tech 'Support' and Airport Security

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:

  • The Myth Of Private Equity And Venture Capital Outperformance (ValueWalk); see also Hedge Funds Set for Worst First Half Since ’11 on Turmoil (Bloomberg)
  • Emerging Markets Rise 5% in First Half of 2016 (Barron’s)
  • Brexit Accelerates the British Pound’s 100 Years of Debasement (Bloomberg); see also Investors Look to Earnings, Oil for Gains in U.S. Stocks (Wall Street Journal)
  • The Downside of Past Performance (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • New Study Claims Corporate Executives Intentionally Mislead Investors for Personal Gain (Bloomberg); see also What Do Measures of Real-Time Corporate Sales Tell Us about Earnings Surprises and Post-Announcement Returns? (National Bureau of Economic Research)
  • The $3 Billion Family Art Feud (WSJ)
  • Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable (New York Times); see also Does More Security at Airports Make Us Safer or Just Move the Targets? (NYT)
  • The Tesla didn’t really crash itself (Washington Post)
  • Donald Trump’s Social Media Ties To White Supremacists (Fortune); see also Donald Trump’s “Star of David” Hillary Clinton Meme Was Created by White Supremacists (Mic)
  • This Is What Happened To My Brain When I Spent More Time In Nature (Fast Company)

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