Fudging Numbers and Unlocking Codes
Information is power. Get ready to power up with our morning train reads:
- Treasury Bills Outperform Most Stocks -- Say What??? (Alpha Architect); see also Do Stocks Outperform Treasury Bills? (SSRN)
- Stock Markets and the Rule of Law (Reformed Broker)
- China’s Bond Market Has a Forgery Problem (Bloomberg Businessweek); see also Will China Have a Financial Crisis: The Bull Growth Case (Balding's World)
- For some looking to dump Uber, the #deleteUber campaign simply sealed the deal (Recode)
- Statisticians fear Trump White House will manipulate figures to fit narrative (the Guardian); see also Why I’m Concerned About the Independence of U.S. Statistical Agencies (Political Arithmetick)
- Restaurants are seeing their profits devoured by landlords and labor costs (Crain's New York)
- Biologists unlock code regulating most human genes (Science Daily); see also Why it’s a big deal that AI knows how to bluff in poker (MIT Technology Review)
- Building to the Sky, With a Plan for Rising Waters (New York Times)
- To Fight the Winter Blues, Try a Dose of Nature (Wall Street Journal); see also Get Up and Move. It May Make You Happier. (New York Times)
- This photographer shot more than 100 famous people in two years. These are his favorites. (Washington Post)
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