Facebook Ads, Rebranding Knowledge and Exit the Rich
Here are your morning reads.
My Tuesday morning train reads:
- Insiders Pocket Gains on Buybacks, Vexing Regulator (Wall Street Journal); see also Betting on New S&P 500 Stocks Like Twitter? It’s a Risky Game (Wall Street Journal)
- Pivot to traditional: Direct-to-consumer brands sour on Facebook ads (Digiday)
- What Helps or Hurts Investment Returns? Here’s a Ranking (Bloomberg Opinion); see also Smart Beta Performance Isn’t Worth the Cost (Bloomberg Opinion)
- Is the U.S. Due for a Recession? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
- Web of elite Russians met with NRA execs during 2016 campaign (McClatchy); see also Arron Banks “met Russian officials multiple times before Brexit vote” (the Guardian)
- The Rich Are Planning to Leave This Wretched Planet (New York Times)
- Under Trump, “America First” Really Is Turning Out to Be America Alone (New Yorker); see also President Trump Is What Happens After Republicans Spend Decades Rebranding Knowledge as Elitism and Ignorance as Bliss (Daily Beast)
- Why a Decline in Insects Should Bug You (Wall Street Journal)
- Fossil Discoveries Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start (Quanta Magazine); see also Plate Tectonics May Be Essential for Life (Quanta Magazine)
- The Incomparable Greatness of Rafael Nadal at the French Open (The Ringer)
What are you reading?
An Uneven Recovery in Stocks
Source: Wall Street Journal
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