The Business of Shunning Donald Trump

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 early, post-debate Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Millions in U.S. Climb Out of Poverty, at Long Last (New York Times)
  • Harvard Does a Trade You Should Never Make (Bloomberg View); see also Yale Endowment Earned 3.4% in a Year When Many Peers Lost (New York Times)
  • The Story of Post-Brexit Britain, In 17 Charts (Bloomberg)
  • Wells Fargo’s fraud ensures survival of the CFPB (OC Housing News); see also Why Wells Fargo’s Executives Will Keep Their Bonuses, Even After Fake Accounts Scandal (the Intercept)
  • Traffic Is Fake, Audience Numbers Are Garbage, And Nobody Knows How Many People See Anything (TechDirt)
  • Only government action can resolve a global solvency crisis (Financial Timesbut see Economics Has a Major Blind Spot (Bloomberg View)
  • The most thankless job in the 2016 election (Huffington Post)
  • No Fortune 100 CEOs Back Republican Donald Trump (Wall Street Journal); see also Trump’s a Businessman. Where’s His Business Backing? (New York Times)
  • No, NASA Didn’t Change Your Astrological Sign (Slate)
  • Netflix knows how and why you binge-watch its shows (BGR); see also 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time (Rolling Stone)

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U.S. manufacturing is not in decline

Source: Vox

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