Netflix’s Frenzy, Getting Hangry and More Russian Meddling

Here are your morning reads.

My morning train reads:

  • Hedge Funds’ Best Ideas? Those Are Just Stocks They’re Dumping (Bloomberg)
  • How Netflix sent the biggest media companies into a frenzy, and why Netflix thinks some are getting it wrong (CNBC)
  • Private-equity companies swooping in to buy floundering retailers may ultimately be hastening their demise (the Alantic)
  • Companies in Limbo as States Adjust Taxes to Federal Overhaul (Wall Street Journal)
  • Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era (Harvard Business Review)
  • Hungry, Hungry Hippocampus: Why and How We Eat (NPR); see also When does hungry become hangry? (the Conversation)
  • Bailout for Coal and Nuclear Power? Market Forces Are Making That Hard (New York Times)
  • The Little-Known Behavioral Scientist Who Has Transformed Cities All Over the World (Behavioral Scientist)
  • Instagram’s Wannabe-Stars Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy (the Atlantic)
  • How some inside FIFA battled Russian influence and lost (ESPN); see also How Russian Meddling Gave Us This Year’s World Cup (New York Times)

What are you reading?

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