Ritholtz's Reads

Next Year Looks Great If We're Smart About It

Here are your morning reads.

My 20-percent-tax-rate morning train reads:

  • The Global Economy Looks Good for 2018, Unless Somebody Does Something Dumb (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Of Free Brains and Effortless Money (Safal Niveshak)
  • Low Returns Are a Feature of Markets, Not a Bug (Bloomberg View)
  • Enviros and Developers: A Love Story (Grist)
  • The Upside of Being Ruled by the Five Tech Giants (New York Times); see also Tech Goes to Washington (Stratechery)
  • Why COOs Should Think Like Behavioral Economists (Harvard Business Review)
  • One Bitcoin Transaction Now Uses as Much Energy as Your House in a Week: Bitcoin’s surge in price has sent its electricity consumption soaring (Motherboard)
  • 82,000 stolen guns are missing in Florida (Reveal)
  • Learning to Spot Fake News: Start With a Gut Check (NPR)
  • These are some tweets and Facebook ads Russia used to try and influence the 2016 presidential election (Recode); see also These Are the Russia Ads That Social Media Companies Are Getting Blasted For (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with John Montgomery, chairman and chief investment officer of Bridgeway Capital Management, which manages $8.4 billion and donates 50 percent of its profits to charity.

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