Killing Tesla, Splitting Stock and Resurrections

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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These morning train reads are running like a fine-tuned machine, despite the fact that I cannot get NSFW links approved:

  • Is This the Electric Car That’s Going to Kill Tesla? (Bloomberg)
  • Three Reasons Why Warren Buffett Never Split Berkshire’s $250,000 Stock (MoneyBeat)
  • Donald Trump’s economic inheritance in 7 charts (Financial Times)
  • Q&A with Ben Carlson, author of “Organizational Alpha: How to Add Value in Institutional Asset Management” (Abnormal Returns)
  • The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster: The most infamous ticket scalper of all time used bots to buy millions of tickets. Now he wants to stop them. (Vice)
  • Scott Pelley, Lester Holt, David Muir: The Unprecedented Joint Interview (Variety)
  • The Mysterious James Comey (Washington Monthly)
  • Responsible Business Models Unlock Market Worth $12 Trillion (Triple Pundit)
  • Woolly mammoth on verge of resurrection, scientists reveal (the Guardian)
  • Scenes From the 2017 Westminster Dog Show (the Atlantic)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital, author of "The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor."

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