How to Destroy the Global Economy (and the World)
My beginning-of-fall morning train reads:
- A Hacker’s Guide to Destroying the Global Economy (Institutional Investor)
- Shiller: The Coming Bear Market? (Project Syndicate)
- This anniversary is a reminder that some market gurus are full of it (USA Today)
- Going off gold did the opposite of what many people think (Alphaville)
- Will the Earth be destroyed this Saturday? Hint: No. (Syfy Wire); see also The World Is Ending? Invest As If It Won’t. (the Big Picture)
- How Venezuela went from a rich democracy to a dictatorship on the brink of collapse (Vox)
- Being Sure You’re Right Makes You Weaker (Bloomberg View)
- Ideas aren’t running out, but they are getting more expensive to find (VoxEU)
- China’s Electric Switch (Bloomberg Gadfly); see also The future is battery-powered. But are we overcharging the planet? (World Economic Forum)
- New York’s Airports Are Still the Worst (Bloomberg)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Matthew Rothman, head of global quantitative equity research at Credit Suisse and a senior lecturer in finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Previously, he was global head of quantitative research at Lehman Brothers.
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