Ritholtz's Reads

Rock Gods, Bad Deals and Killer Instagram

Here are your morning reads.

My midweek gluten-free morning train reads:

  • Las Vegas Made the World’s Worst Stadium Deal and All It Got Was the Lousy Raiders (Slate)
  • Swipe by Swipe, Chinese Smartphone Users Flock to Risky Investments (Wall Street Journal)
  • HFT as an insight into where fintech is going (Alphaville)
  • Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs (the Upshot)
  • Instagram Killed the Retail Store (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Selling What They Preach: From Amazon to Apple, from Starbucks to upscale hotel chains, brands are making claims not just about what people should buy, but about what people should be (the Atlantic)
  • Navigating the gig economy: Freelancers and independent contractors must plan ahead for taxes, cash flow, insurance, and savings (Fidelity)
  • Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained (Vox)
  • Twilight of the Rock Gods (Wall Street Journal); see also Before and After Chuck Berry (New York Times)
  • Winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards (the Atlantic)

What are you reading?

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