Ritholtz's Reads

Bright Stars, Big Tech and Bigger Debt

Here are your morning reads.

Our Tuesday morning train reads:

  • It was another great year for investors who avoid hedge funds (Financial Times)
  • The iPhone turns 10: a visual history of Apple’s most important product (the Verge); see also The Ten Year Anniversary of the Apple TV (Stratechery)
  • Another Equities Stumble for Bond Giant PIMCO (Institutional Investor)
  • Fed’s Point Man on Productivity: the slowdown began well before the 2008 financial crisis (Wall Street Journal); see also Economists Who Advised Presidents From Both Parties Find Common Ground (Wall Street Journal)
  • DARPA’s Biotech Chief Says 2017 high-risk, high-reward programs will change medicine and “Blow Our Minds”  (Scientific American)
  • How the NFL Fleeces Taxpayers (the Atlantic); see also College Football's Top Teams Are Built on Crippling Debt (Bloomberg)
  • Department Stores, Once Anchors at Malls, Become Millstones (New York Times)
  • How Many Famous People Will Die in 2017? (MIT Media Lab); see also Was 2016 especially dangerous for celebrities? An empirical analysis. (Medium)
  • Could Free College Really Be This Cheap? (Bloomberg)
  • Researchers Suggest New Theory for the Moon’s Origin (Wall Street Journal); see also A bright new star will burst into the sky in five years, astronomers predict (Washington Post)

What are you reading?

Charting Presidential Job Performance

Source: Wonkblog

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