Uber's Crisis, Killer Whales and Summer Fridays

Here are your morning reads.

Heckuva a week! Finish it strong with our AHCA-free morning train reads:

  • Lyft spent years preparing for Uber’s cultural crisis (Vox); see also Uber’s bad week: Doomsday scenario or business reset? (Musings on Markets)
  • The Hardest Thing (Pension Partners)
  • Home Bias Blues: Investors Really Should Get Out More (Morningstar)
  • Long Bond Fever (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • How Tampa Turned a Dead Zone Into a Downtown (Politico); see also Downtowns Reinvented Themselves. So Can Malls. (Bloomberg View)
  • Can Money Actually Buy Happiness? (DailyWorth)
  • How Two Common Medications Became One $455 Million Specialty Pill (ProPublica)
  • 26 questions the White House has promised to answer but hasn’t (ABC News)
  • Gangs of aggressive killer whales are shaking down Alaska fishing boats for their fish (National Post)
  • Summer Fridays Are All the Rage This Year (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Anindya Ghose, professor of information, operations and management sciences as well as marketing at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is the author of "Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy."

The economy needs Amazons, but it mostly has GEs

Source: Wall Street Journal

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