Ritholtz's Reads

A Brand-New Ballgame and Borrowing for Success

Here are your morning reads.

Field of dreams.

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My it's August already? morning train reads:

  • Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything (Bloomberg); see also 5 unusual features in the Tesla Model 3, including an instrument-free dash (Los Angeles Times)
  • A-Rod’s Next Chapter Is a Whole New Ballgame: Business (Fortune)
  • Greenspan sets off alarm bells about what may come for bonds and equities (Bloombergbut see Celebrating Greenspan's Legacy of Failure (Bloomberg View)
  • Amazon’s name pops up on 10 percent of U.S. earnings conference calls (Venture Beat)
  • Private Equity Doesn't Deserve Its Bad Reputation (Bloomberg View) but see Why Private Equity Really Is Capitalism at Its Worst (Rolling Stone)
  • Netflix is carrying $20 billion in debt. Can it keep borrowing its way to success? (Los Angeles Times)
  • Putin’s Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly (New York Times); see also Realism on Russia: We must investigate claims of Russian interference in the election, while also de-escalating a dangerous crisis. (the Nation)
  • Trying To Fix A Huge Problem In Science: The results of too many scientific studies aren't standing up to scrutiny. A group of scientists think they can change that (BuzzFeed)
  • What it’s like to do comedy when your dad is a legend (Washington Post); see also Searching for the punchline in the covfefe era (California Sunday)
  • 10 Things We Learned From Dr. Dre/Jimmy Iovine Doc "The Defiant Ones" (Rolling Stone)

What are you reading?

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