Netflix, Baby Boomers, Populists and Voters

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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Welcome to December! Fire up those machines and get ready for the last month of the year with your morning train reads:

  • We Are All Populists Now (Yardeni)
  • The Man Who Invented Libor, the World’s Most Important Number (Bloomberg)
  • Incredibly difficult interview questions asked by top hedge funds (eFinancial); see also How a $60 Billion Fund With Four-Decade Alpha Awaits Trump (Bloomberg)
  • Mnuchin Steals an Idea from Europe (and me): 100-Year Treasurys? (MoneyBeat)
  • How baby boomers became the most selfish generation (Business Insider)
  • Writing Lessons for a Better Life (Collaborative Fund)
  • Netflix finally lets you download shows and movies to watch offline (the Verge)
  • The Unbusy Manifesto: How to slow down, chill out, and live life more intentionally (Quartz)
  • The GOP’s Attack on Voting Rights Was the Most Under-Covered Story of 2016 (the Nation); see also Stop Perpetuating The Myth Of Vote Fraud To Distract From The Reality Of Massive Voter Suppression (Huffington Post)
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year -- People’s Choice (BBC)

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