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Bad Investors, Twitter Trolls and Losing the Suburbs

Here are your morning reads.

Bad Investors, Twitter Trolls and Losing the Suburbs

Here are your morning reads.

My end-of-week morning train reads:

  • Blame Fox, not Facebook, for fake news (Washington Post)
  • Quants Are Facing a Crisis of Confidence (Bloomberg)
  • Understanding Abundance, Part 1: It’s Caused by Consumers (Medium)
  • You’re a Bad Investor? That Can Be Good (Wall Street Journal); see also How to Take Fear Out of Your Investing Decisions (Barron’s)
  • Your Tesla Can Go Zero to 60 in 2.5 Seconds But Can’t Get AM Radio (Wall Street Journal)
  • In secret chats, trolls struggle to get Twitter disinformation campaigns off the ground (NBC News)
  • America’s Problem Isn’t Tribalism. It’s Racism. (the Atlantic)
  • Why Republicans Lost the Suburbs (Slate); see also Democrats’ Gain Was More Impressive Than It Appears (New York Times)
  • New York’s Fine Dining Scene Is Skewing in One Direction (Bloomberg)
  • A Brief Comedy History of the Beastie Boys (Vulture)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ray Dalio, founder, co-chairman and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates. He is the author of “Big Debt Crises.”

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Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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