Economic Anxiety and the Business of Outrage
Well, that was something. Our palate-cleansing morning train reads:
- Ben Bernanke: Are Americans better off than they were a decade or two ago? (Brookings)
- Economic Anxiety and the Limits of Data Journalism (Baseline Scenario); see also Why distrust data? (Macro Mom)
- What Does Nevada’s $35 Billion Fund Manager Do All Day? Nothing (Wall Street Journal)
- Charles Ellis and the Index Revolution (Institutional Investor)
- Here’s Why Technical Analysis Gets a Bad Rap (Irrelevant Investor)
- Historic Achievement: Microsoft researchers reach human parity in conversational speech recognition (Next at Microsoft); see also Christensen’s Disruption Theory & Bezos’s Amazon (Medium)
- Loneliness often follows sudden wealth (BBC)
- How the Chemical Industry Joined the Fight Against Climate Change (New York Times)
- I trolled my IRS scammers for weeks. I learned something really dark. (Vox); see also 500 employees of call centers in Mira Road detained for duping U.S. citizens (Mid-day)
- The business of outrage: Some Americans are getting rich by pushing politics to extremes (the Economist)
What are you reading?
Economic performance in presidential administrations
Want to receive our daily reads in your inbox? Sign up here!
This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.
To contact the author of this story:
Barry Ritholtz at firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the editor responsible for this story:
Brooke Sample at email@example.com