Ritholtz's Reads

Amazon, Monopoly and Lame-Duck Presidents

Here are your morning reads.

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My July is over already? morning train reads:

  • The Mind-Boggling Ascent of Amazon and Jeff Bezos (New York Times); see also This Amazon Threat Just Got Even More Real (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • Active or Passive? Why You Should Use Both (Barron’s)
  • 30 firms earn half the total profit made by all U.S. public companies (Quartz)
  • If everyone is a robo-advisor then no one is a robo-advisor (Reformed Broker)
  • Monopoly was invented to demonstrate the evils of capitalism (BBC)
  • Why the Germans Blew It at Dunkirk (Bloomberg View)
  • Mark this date: Donald Trump is now a lame-duck president (Washington Post)
  • How a Ruling on Texas Districts Could Help Reshape Congress (the Upshot)
  • Could Football Ever End? A new concussion study provokes more existential worry in the NFL — and, reportedly, an early retirement (Wall Street Journal)
  • "The Big Sick" Makes You Wonder: Where Have All the Rom-Coms Gone? (Variety)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Rich Barton, CEO and co-founder of Zillow, founder of Expedia and co-founder of Glassdoor.

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