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Amazon's Epic Run and Paris Hilton Forever

Here are your morning reads.

My Russia-free, fully declassified Taco Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Amazon’s epic 20-year run as a public company, explained in five charts (Recode); see also The new Echo is the perfect gateway into all things Amazon (Quartz)
  • Paris Hilton Invented Everything You’re Doing in 2017, and She Knows It (W Magazine)
  • The Vix Article Nobody Will Like (Macro Tourist); see also Life is getting ever more volatile — or is it? (Tim Harford)
  • Hedge Fund Managers Don’t Always Beat the Market, but They Still Make Billions (DealBook)
  • "WannaCry" ransomware attack shows why Apple refused to hack terrorist’s iPhone (LA Times); see also WannaCry About Business Models (Stratechery)
  • Pitchfork Grows Up (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Under Trump, inconvenient data is being sidelined (Washington Postbut see Why Investors Should Trust Hard Data More (Bloomberg View)
  • Much of life is beyond our control, but dining smartly can help us live healthier, longer (Harvard Gazette)
  • Unity Was Emerging on Sentencing. Then Came Jeff Sessions. (New York Times); see also The 5 Scariest Things About Jeff Sessions’s Drug Sentencing Memo (City Lab)
  • How Lonzo and LaVar Ball figured out how to get — and keep — our attention (ESPN)

What are you reading?

The 2017 Rich List of the World’s Top-Earning Hedge Fund Managers

Source: Institutional Investor’s Alpha

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