Costumes, Scary E-Mails and Looming Inflation

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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Happy Halloween! The scariest morning train reads to kick off your week:

  • How the World’s Biggest Costume Maker Cracked Halloween (Bloomberg)
  • Investors Pile Into TIPS as Inflation Looms (Wall Street Journal)
  • What "Expansions Don’t Die of Old Age" Really Means (Real Time Economics)
  • Faulty Wall Street Assumptions (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • No One Saw Tesla’s Solar Roof Coming: Elon Musk just showed us the grand unification of Tesla: fast cars, big batteries, and a stunning solar rooftop. (Bloomberg)
  • Who Wins in the Gig Economy, and Who Loses (Harvard Business Review)
  • Publishers Are Rethinking Those "Around the Web" Ads (New York Times)
  • Trump boasts about his philanthropy. But his giving falls short of his words. (Washington Post)
  • George W. Bush’s White House “lost” 22 million emails (Newsweek); see also The media reaction to George W. Bush’s email controversy (Politifact)
  • Why Microsoft, Google could be bookmakers of the future (ESPN)

Emissions will keep rising sharply through 2030

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