Facebook, Democracy and the Election Countdown

Here are your Monday morning reads.

The last 24 hours! Get prepped with our morning train reads:

• Trump-Clinton Hack Reveals Wall Street’s Secrets (Bloomberg View)

• China’s Debt Addiction Could Lead to a Financial Crisis (Barron’s)

• Money Management Gospel of Yale’s Endowment Guru (New York Times)

• Rise of the algos rattles commodity traders (Financial Times)

• How Big Data Is Creating a Detailed Picture of U.S. Earnings (WSJ)

• Facebook is harming our democracy, and Mark Zuckerberg needs to do something about it (Vox)

• An Interview With the Founder of PolitiFact, During a Season of Distorted Reality (Pacific Standard)

• Pain, anger and fear: US voters deprived of a serious presidential election (The Guardian)

• How You Can Find the Good in a Nasty Election Cycle (DailyGood)

• Here’s why daylight saving time isn’t worth the trouble it causes  (TheConversation)

Hourly Wage Growth

wage growth

Source: FRED via The Daily Shot

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

    To contact the editor responsible for this story:
    James Greiff at

    Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal.