Subprime Mortgages, Fraud and Pessimism
My "that was interesting" morning train reads:
- Does Anyone Remember How to Make a Subprime Mortgage? The lost art of making risky mortgages is in demand again (Wall Street Journal)
- Good Enough: In investing, the pie matters more than the slices (Irrelevant Investor)
- Cable News Wars: Inside the Unprecedented Battle for Viewers in Trump Era (Variety)
- Harry Markopolos -- Who Exposed Madoff -- Has Uncovered a New Fraud (Advisor Perspectives)
- Russia has developed a cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids (Washington Post); see also Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known (Bloomberg)
- The Seduction of Pessimism (Collaborative Fund)
- He Voted to Impeach Clinton. This Looks Bigger: Q&A with former GOP Representative Bob Inglis about Trump, Russia and impeachment. (Bloomberg View)
- How old is Jupiter? (Syfy Wire)
- Feel-good story: Waiting in Line for a Living (Bloomberg)
- "I’m ready": The text that started an NBA dynasty (Sports Illustrated); see also The Warriors Duped The NBA (FiveThirtyEight)
What are you reading?
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