Great Escapes and First-World Problems
My heading-off-to-Maine morning train reads:
- The Great Escape: How Credit Raters Ducked Reform. After the subprime crisis, rules-tightening didn’t hit S&P, Moody’s and Fitch as hard as the banks (Bloomberg)
- Why Won’t Millennials Embrace the Stock Market? (Barron’s)
- Palantir: the "special ops" tech giant that wields as much real-world power as Google (the Guardian)
- Switzerland’s First-World Problem: What to Do With $750 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
- If You Must Invest in Commodities, Here’s How (Bloomberg View); see also Dollar’s Fall Threatens Foreign Stock Markets (Wall Street Journal)
- After Meg Whitman’s exit, Uber’s CEO search is down to only male candidates — as its board struggles and Travis Kalanick meddles (Recode)
- Summertime: Is the Living Too Easy? (Ernie Tedeschi)
- 10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling (NPR)
- The 2017 EyeEm Awards Finalists (EyeEm)
- How a One-Time Washout Explains the Modern NBA (Wall Street Journal)
What are you reading?
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