Ritholtz's Reads

Whales, Pessimists and Secret Dinners

Here are your morning reads.

My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Active Managers Should Love Passive Investing -- It Makes Them Better! (Alpha Architect); see also Why the stock market has climbed to record highs despite Trump uncertainty (LA Times)
  • Paul Tudor Jones’ New Hedge Fund Pitch: Low, Low Prices (Wall Street Journal)
  • An Active Voice for Bonds (Barron’s); see also The Mortgage-Bond Whale That Everyone Is Suddenly Worried About (Bloomberg)
  • How Sam Brownback’s Kansas Tax-Cut Experiment Went Wrong (the Atlantic)
  • Why Swedes overpay their taxes: Nordic people may be virtuous, but they are also prudent (the Economist); see also Sweden complains it is collecting too much tax (Financial Times)
  • How to Keep Up With the Podcasts: Don’t (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Beware the Pessimists! (Morningstar); see also Time to Restart That Old Capitalism Death Watch (Bloomberg View)
  • Data point of the day: YouTube Tops 1 Billion Hours of Video a Day, on Pace to Eclipse TV (Wall Street Journal)  
  • 30 years after a star blew itself to shreds (Syfy Wire); see also First White Dwarf Pulsar in the Universe Has Been Found (Science Alert)
  • Inside Trump’s Secret Dinner: A Side of the President You Don’t Ever See (Independent Journal Review)

What are you reading?

Trump won 90 percent of counties that saw double-digit median household income growth in 2009-2015

Source: @hodgesmr

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