Billionaire Bears and Intellectual Freaks

Here are your morning reads.

My back-in-the-saddle morning train reads:

  • Billionaire Bears: Gross, Gundlach Fear a Rout (Barron’s); see also Goldman, Gundlach, Gross Worried About Markets. Time to Get Out? (Bloomberg)
  • Trading Tech Accelerates Toward Speed of Light: Financial-technology startups are arming traders with devices that shave precious nanoseconds off stock-market bets (Wall Street Journal)
  • How Dell Raised $67 Billion for the Biggest Tech Deal Ever (DealBook)
  • Solar System: Can Tesla go from sexy car company to clean energy empire? (LA Times)
  • Once Taunted by Steve Jobs, Companies Are Now Big Customers of Apple (New York Times)
  • The (Corporate) Audacity Of Copying (Technology) Well (Stratechery)
  • Intellectuals Are Freaks: Why professors, pundits, and policy wonks misunderstand the world (Smart Set)
  • Control Your Ego, Listen to Your Emotions (Traderfeed)
  • Why Are the Odds Against Trump? Because of Trends in Voter Turnout (Priceonomics)
  • Science reveals how to take the perfect vacation (TechInsider)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Danny Kahneman, behavioral and cognitive psychologist, author of "Thinking, Fast & Slow," and winner of the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences.

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