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Endangered Species and Selling Kentucky

Here are your morning reads.

Three-day weekend! Kick it off right with our end-of-the-week morning train reads:

  • Could Quants Transform ESG? (Institutional Investor); see also Fighting Trump on Climate, California Becomes a Global Force (New York Times)
  • Wall Street’s Endangered Species: The Ivy League Jock (Wall Street Journal)
  • Business lessons from the Knicks and Nets (Crain’s New York)
  • Time for Donald Trump to close, sell or restructure Kentucky (USA Today)
  • World Bank’s Star Economist Is Sidelined in War Over Words (Bloomberg)
  • Walt Mossberg’s last column: The Disappearing Computer. Tech was once always in your way. Soon, it will be almost invisible. (Recode)
  • Stephen Colbert Wins Season Ratings Battle, Thanks to DVRs (New York Times)
  • The Forgotten Basketball Pioneer Who Made Stephen Curry Possible (Wall Street Journal)
  • All you’ve ever wanted to know about the “halo” Ferrari supercars (Classic Driver)
  • A Rosé Drive-Through and Four Other Ways to Achieve Instant Summer (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Brian Greene, superstring theorist, director of the Center for Theoretical Physics at Columbia University, organizer of New York City’s World Science Festival (10th annual begins this weekend), and author of numerous books on cosmology, including “The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory.”

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