Ritholtz's Reads

The Economics of Hurricane Harvey

Here are your morning reads.

My mid-week morning train reads:

  • Ray Dalio’s Forecast of Doom Is Overblown (Bloomberg View) see also S&P 500 Panic Attacks Since 2009 (Yardeni Research)
  • Katrina, Rita and Harvey Tell Shale’s Story (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • Harvey’s Test: Businesses Struggle With Flawed Insurance as Floods Multiply (Wall Street Journal)
  • Government Investment: Key to America’s Success (Yeah, but...Thoughts on Economics)
  • Climate change did not “cause” Harvey, but it’s a huge part of the story (Vox) see also Harvey marks the most extreme rain event in U.S. history (Washington Post)
  • Technology is not ruining our kids. We are. (Quartz)
  • For New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, Fresh Challenges Await (Wall Street Journal)
  • Should we plan on living to 100? (Marketwatch)
  • The Collected Crimes of Sheriff Joe Arpaio (Longreads)
  • Look what you made her do: decoding the disses of Taylor Swift’s new video (The Guardian) see also Fans Watch Taylor Swift. Economists Watch the Fans. (Bloomberg View)

What are you reading?

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