Trump's Tweets, 'Duck Dynasty' and the End of Football

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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Is your boss still away on vacation? Fill all the time that you would be managing up with my morning reads!

• The 2016 Financial Market Awards (Wealth of Common Sense)

• Donald Trump’s market-moving tweets are a huge scandal waiting to happen (LA Times)

• The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity (Bloomberg)

• ‘Duck Dynasty’ vs. ‘Modern Family’: 50 Maps of the U.S. Cultural Divide (The Upshot)

• Everybody Lies on Social Media—Just Ask Bankruptcy Asset Hunters (Wall Street Journal)

• Why time management is ruining our lives (The Guardian)

• 13 undeniably good things that happened in 2016 (PBS)

• Data shows that using science in an argument just makes people more partisan (Quartz)

• Israel Proves the Desalination Era Is Here (Scientific American)

• American football could fall like the gladiators of ancient Rome (New York Post)

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