Conspiracies, Taco Trucks and Happiness

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Man the turrets! It's back to work, back to school, and back to the finest morning train reads in the land:

  • How big business lost Washington (Wonkblog)
  • Research: How Investors’ Reading Habits Influence Stock Prices (Harvard Business Review); see also How Twelve and a Half Cents Changed History (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Test Your Employment Report IQ (Dash of Insight)
  • Andreessen Horowitz’s Returns Trail Venture-Capital Elite (Wall Street Journalbut see When Is a “Mark” Not a Mark? (a16z)
  • Lessons of past unconventional monetary policy (Vox EU)
  • Connecting Your Car to Your Smartphone Can Make Auto Data Work for You (Wall Street Journal); see also Automatic Pro (
  • So what exactly could be wrong with having taco trucks on every corner? (L.A. Times)
  • How reality TV gave us reality candidate Donald Trump (Washington Post); see also How Hillary Clinton helped create what she later called the "vast right-wing conspiracy" (Washington Post)
  • This Guy Documented His First Week of Work at Target & It’s Hilarious (Refinery29)
  • How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience (Time); see also This is what successful and happy people focus on (World Economic Forum)

Gold's Rally Boosts Values

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