Ritholtz's Reads

Bear Markets and Financial Illiteracy

Here are your morning reads.

Less than 30 days to go. Fight through with our morning train reads:

  • America’s dazzling tech boom has a downside: not enough jobs (Wall Street Journal)
  • Looking back at the end of a secular bear market (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Elon Musk’s wild ride: Biographer Ashlee Vance examines the troubles at Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity (Bloomberg)
  • Financial literacy is still abysmal everywhere (Real Time Economics)
  • The most complicated simple problems (Collaborative Fund)
  • How airline executives and Democratic power players have made flying even more miserable (ProPublica); see also How to turn a mile-high torture chamber into a comfy cabin: What designers are doing to make life in the air more tolerable (Bloomberg)
  • LUV your stock: Study shows that ticker symbols matter (Wall Street Journal)
  • More on Mylan’s EpiPen profiteering: It allegedly ripped off Medicaid, too (LA Times)
  • Demand mounts for Trump Apprentice tapes that may hold “far worse” footage (the Guardian)
  • Planet in star system nearest our sun “may have oceans” (Raw Story); see also Weird binary system spotted with three rings around two stars (New Scientist)

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