Winners, Narratives and Really Bad Jobs

Here are your morning reads.

My overwhelming-newsflow midweek morning train reads:

  • Trump’s decision to ditch nuclear deal puts “U.S. diplomacy on a collision course with some of Washington’s closest allies” (BBC)
  • 13 Best Warren Buffett Quotes From Berkshire Hathaway Meeting (Fortune); see also Charlie Munger’s 21 Best Quotes at Annual Meeting (Fortune)
  • Why Winners Keep Winning (Of Dollars And Data)
  • California heads toward requiring solar panels on all new houses (Los Angeles Times)
  • Why in the World Would You Pay All Cash for a Golf Course? (Slate)
  • Apple Found a Wall Street Narrative (Above Avalon); see also Prime, Apple Prime: What’s Next for Apple and What Does Video Have to Do With It? (Redef)
  • As gentrification escalates in California, people wonder: Where can the homeless go? (Washington Post)
  • Inside Scott Pruitt’s “miserable” bunker (Axios)
  • Peter Thiel and Palantir Are at the Heart of the Iran Nuclear Deal (Bloomberg)
  • Worst Job in America: Responding to Irate Tweets From New York City Subway Riders (Wall Street Journal)

What are you reading?

Michael Cohen’s “hush money” shell company became “multi-purpose”

Source: Washington Post

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