Data Factories, Bitcoin Hoarders and LeBron

Here are your morning reads.

My almost Russian-oligarch-free morning train reads:

  • Buffett’s Alpha (SSRN); see also Warren Buffett will live forever, as researchers have cracked his code (MarketWatch)
  • Tech Envisions the Ultimate Start-Up: An Entire City (the Upshot)
  • Libor Refuses to Die, Setting Up $370 Trillion Benchmark Battle (Bloomberg)
  • Asset managers double spending on new data in hunt for edge (Financial Times)
  • Tech’s Two Philosophies (Stratechery)
  • 96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million (New York Times)
  • Why Some of the Nation’s Top Hurricane Experts Bought Flood Insurance (Inside the Eye)
  • I am a data factory (and so are you) (Rough Type)
  • Cryptojacking Spreads Across the Web (Scientific Americanbut see The Wealthy Are Hoarding $10 Billion of Bitcoin in Bunkers (Bloomberg)
  • Is LeBron James the GOAT? Forget the debate. It’s asking the wrong question. (Washington Post)

What are you reading?

How Putin’s oligarchs funneled millions into GOP campaigns

Source: Dallas News

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