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Fake News, Water Swaps and Russian Influence

Here are your morning reads.

At long last, the vernal equinox is here, and that means it's spring! Celebrate with our morning train reads:

  • This is now what happens when you try to post fake news on Facebook (Quartz)
  • Record-breaking 2017 for ETFs fuels fears of stock market bubble (Financial Times)
  • It’s Good to Be a CEO, Again: Stocks Rise, and So Does Pay (Wall Street Journal)
  • How water swaps help the West manage a precious resource (Christian Science Monitor)
  • Why the Border Adjustment Tax Should Be Killed (Barron’s)
  • What if Sociologists Had as Much Influence as Economists? (the Upshot)
  • A Tweet to Kurt Eichenwald, a Strobe and a Seizure. Now, an Arrest. (New York Times)
  • Russian elite invested nearly $100 million in Trump buildings, records show (Reuters); see also 100 days of Trump claims (Washington Post)
  • What’s Attacking the Web? A Security Camera in a Colorado Laundromat: Computer viruses harness webcams, thermostats and other connected devices (Wall Street Journal)
  • Readers’ photos on the theme of spring (Guardian)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Yuval Noah Harari, author of “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” and “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow.”

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Source: Bloomberg

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