Palace Intrigue, Michael Jordan and Dinosaurs

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, another political convention? Recover with our Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Researchers Who Exposed VW Gain Little Reward From Success (New York Times)
  • Shrinking Slices, More Options, And Saying No (Irrelevant Investor); see also The Rise and Fall of New Funds: Why some funds succeed and others don’t. (Morningstar)
  • Unemployment Is Low in Key Swing States (Wall Street Journal)
  • Best-Paid CEOs Run Some of Worst Performing Companies (Wall Street Journal); see also CEOs Are Paid Fortunes Just to Be Average (Bloomberg View)
  • Regime changes in the financial markets (Financial Times)
  • The Case Against the Media. By the Media. (New York); see also An Illustrated Guide to the Palace Intrigue at Fox News (Slate)
  • Michael Jordan: "I can no longer stay silent" (the Undefeated)
  • Rising star Marni Walden is the woman behind Verizon’s effort to buy Yahoo (Recode); see also How Yahoo Lost Its Way: And why Verizon bought it anyway (Slate)
  • More Evidence That Dinosaurs Suffered a One-Two Extinction Punch (Slate)
  • The Biggest GOP Names Backing Hillary Clinton -- So Far (Daily Beast); see also How Donald Trump Broke The Conservative Movement (And My Heart) (BuzzFeed)

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