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Fake News, Forgetting and Super Bowl Ads

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My post-Super Bowl thatwasamazing morning train reads:

  • Dangerous Stability Threatens America’s Banks (Reformed Broker)
  • Trump Bump Boosts "Smart Beta" Funds (Wall Street Journal)
  • A Synthetic CDO by Any Other Name Is Still Risky (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • Map: The 25 most expensive houses for sale in the U.S. (Curbed)
  • You’re Killing It With Your 401(k) (Bloombergbut see Private Equity Tries to Crack the 401(k) Market Again (MoneyBeat)
  • The Massacre That Wasn’t, and a Turning Point for "Fake News" (New York Times)
  • The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say (New York Times)
  • Future Tension: Facts about the past and present are either true or false. Can knowledge of the future offer the same degree of certainty? (Aeon)
  • It’s Not You: Hotel Thermostats Really Are Rigged (Wall Street Journal)
  • The Best and Worst Super Bowl Ads for 2017’s big game (Slate)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Sebastian Mallaby, author of “More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite” and more recently “The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan.”

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