Deutsche Bank's Downfall and OxyContin

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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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat by the fireplace and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:

• The Deutsche Bank Downfall: How a Pillar of German Banking Lost Its Way (Spiegel)

• London Is Already Feeling the Post-Brexit Fallout (New York magazine)

• How Jon Stewart Took Over The Daily Show and Revolutionized Late-Night TV: An Oral History (Vanity Fair)

• Drug maker thwarted plan to limit OxyContin prescriptions (Stat)

• The “Facebook impact” on elections is real, and significant—just look at Hong Kong’s last vote (Quartz)

• The Story of How McDonald’s First Got Its Start (Smithsonian Mag)

• Why the Trump Machine Is Built to Last Beyond the Election (BloombergBusinessweek)

• Undercover With a Border Militia (MoJo)

• The United States of Solar (Priceonomics)

• The Cubs Just Ended Baseball’s Analytics War (The Ringer)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Bill Miller, chief investment officer and chairman of Legg Mason and manager of the Legg Mason Opportunity Trust.

S&P 500 Falls for Ninth Session in Longest Losing Streak Since 1980

Source: WSJ

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