Ritholtz's Reads

Manafort, Mueller and Fixing Democracy

Here are your morning reads.

My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Paul Manafort’s central role in the Trump-Russia investigation, explained (Vox); see also Mueller’s moves send message to other potential targets: Beware, I’m coming (Washington Post)
  • Beware the plastic bears who dishonestly peddle market doom (Financial Times)
  • Everybody Wants to Invest Like Buffett. Here’s What It Takes (Bloomberg); see also Warren Buffett’s Epic Rant Against Wall Street (MoneyBeat)
  • The First First Impression of the iPhone X (Wired)
  • The Bubble That Never Came (and Other Misconceptions About Treasury Bonds) (Research Affiliates); see also David Einhorn just started one of the most important conversations we can have in a bubble (Business Insider)
  • What Anthony Bourdain can teach you about succeeding in business (MarketWatch)
  • Republicans want to slash tax deductions for your 401(k). That’s actually a good idea! (Los Angeles Timesbut see Vanguard "greatly concerned" over changes like Congress’s proposed cap on 401(k) plans (the Inquirer)
  • Google’s "Quantum Supremacy" Moment May Not Mean What You Think (Bloomberg)
  • Paul Singer’s Fight for the Soul of the GOP (Institutional Investor); see also How to fix American democracy: 38 ideas that get beyond our day-to-day political upheaval (Washington Post)
  • The Army’s Radical Fitness Shift: The Army Combat Readiness Test would change how the military measures soldiers, with no adjustments for age or gender (Wall Street Journal)

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