Economics

Mad Men, Robot Soldiers and Mom-and-Pop Pot

Here are your morning reads.

My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Which Jobs Are Workers Most Willing to Move For? These Ones (Real Time Economics); see also Moving to a Place Instead of a Job (Bloomberg View)
  • How the Math Men Overthrew the Mad Men (New Yorker)
  • When Your Investing Robot Has a Mind of Its Own (MoneyBeat); see also The U.S. Army Is Turning to Robot Soldiers (Bloomberg)
  • Shady Marketplaces Selling Fake Facebook Profiles Operate in Plain Sight (BuzzFeed)
  • Here’s the Fastest-Growing Strategy in Smart Beta (Institutional Investor); see also How Investors Can (and Can’t) Create Social Value (SSRN)
  • How the “World’s Most Comfortable Shoe” Is Challenging Nike and Adidas (Wall Street Journal)
  • California’s underground pot market continues to thrive. Is the tax man to blame? (McClatchy); see also Deep-Pocketed Investors Are Storming Oregon’s Cannabis Market. They’re Shifting the Business Model From Mom-and-Pop Shops to Starbucks. (Willamette Week)
  • What exactly is Betsy DeVos’s school safety commission doing? (Vice)
  • How Trump changed everything for the Onion (Politico); see also “The Onion” Has Finally Read Michael Cohen’s 2013 Email Regarding His Client and Would Like to Discuss the Matter Further at His Convenience (the Onion)
  • The Coming Wave of Murders Solved by Genealogy (the Atlantic)

What are you reading?

Vanguard by the Numbers

Source: Barron’s

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