Ritholtz's Reads

Myths, Mafias and Shenanigans

Here are your morning reads.

My collusion-free morning train reads:

  • Inside the Decline of Sears, the Amazon of the 20th Century: The latest sign of trouble for the retail icon comes from manufacturers demanding early payment and withholding products (Wall Street Journal)
  • Both Fundamentally and Technically, 2017 Differs From 2000 and 2007 (Fortune Advisors)
  • The Truth About the 10 Biggest Brexit Myths (Bloomberg)
  • Why stock-market bulls should be wary of rising tide of earnings shenanigans (MarketWatch)
  • There’s precedent for Amazon competing with so many companies. It doesn’t end well. (Quartz); see also Apple should shrink its finance arm before it goes bananas (the Economist)
  • World’s witnessing a new Gilded Age as billionaires’ wealth swells to $6 trillion (the Guardian)
  • The PayPal Mafia of Self-Driving Cars Has Been at It a Decade (Bloomberg)
  • Funny people are more intelligent than their po-faced peers (the Conversation)
  • "I want to quit": Fox News employees say their network’s Russia coverage was "an embarrassment" (CNN)
  • What Is My Podcast Obsession Doing to My Brain? (the Cut)

What are you reading?

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