10 Friday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • The education of Donald Trump (Politico) • Ten Year Futures (Benedict Evans) • Life Is Serendipity (Santa Clara Magazine) see also Luck looms larger in success than most of us think (Cornell Chronicle) • Is Every Speed Limit Too Low? (Priceonomics) • On the generous curiosity of Jonathan Demme and how he allowed audiences… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Thursday AM Reads

My very early 6am morning train reads: • How Markets Respond to Tax Reform (Bloomberg View) • Is Your Retirement Account Underfunded? (US News) • And Then There Was Hannity: Bill O’Reilly. Roger Ailes. Megyn Kelly. One by one, the biggest personalities at Fox News have left the building. (BloombergBusinessWeek) see also In Trump era, Rachel Maddow starts beating Fox… Read More The post 10 Thursday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My mid-week morning train reads: • From Netflix to rented homes, why are we less interested in ownership? (New Statesman) • Just Say NO To Angel Investing (Financial Samurai) • Elevators in an age of higher towers and bigger cities (Curbed) • An artificial womb being tested on lambs could help preemies (MIT Technology Review) • Climate Denial… Read More The post 10 Wednesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My two-fer Tuesday morning train reads: • The Tyranny of Consulting (Institutional Investor) • How the Murdochs took a multimillion-dollar gamble on Bill O’Reilly — and lost (Washington Post) see also Michael Wolff: It’s James Murdoch’s Fox News Now (Hollywood Reporter) • The Truth About Earnings and Stock Valuations (BloombergGadfly) • For most of history, people didn’t assume they deserved… Read More The post 10 Tuesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

Bloomberg on 60 Minutes

So far, Bloomberg has given away $5B to causes that often dovetail with his political interests, like gun control and the environment. The ex-mayor of NYC would have bankrolled a 2016 presidential campaign if he thought he had a “reasonable chance” of getting elected. Who would have been his running mate? Retired Navy Adm. Mike… Read More The post Bloomberg on 60 Minutes appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Oral history: Prince’s life, as told by the people who knew him best (StarTribune) • French election explained in five charts (BBC) • Calpers Is Sick of Paying Too Much for Private Equity (Wall Street Journal) • Weed Strains Are Mostly Bullshit (Vice) see also Public banking goes to pot (High Country… Read More The post 10 Sunday Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Breakfast Blend coffee, grab a seat where you can watch the fog roll in, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Blood of the Crab: Horseshoe crab blood is an irreplaceable medical marvel—and so biomedical companies are bleeding 500,000 every year. Can this creature that’s been… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.