10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Don’t ban scooters. Redesign streets. (Curbed) • Brexit Without a Deal? A Crazy Idea That Might Happen (Bloomberg View) • SpaceX’s Secret Weapon Is Gwynne Shotwell (Bloomberg Businessweek) • Real World vs. Book Knowledge (Collaborative Fund) • Fire Island Goes Upscale (Wall Street Journal) • Yes, Russian Election Sabotage Helped Trump Win (Bloomberg View) • Here comes that blue… 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 organic Black & Brown coffee, grab a seat on the unmoored yacht, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Theresa May’s Impossible Choice: With Brexit looming, the Prime Minister is battling Trump, Europe, and her own party  (New Yorker) • A Global Guide to State-Sponsored Trolling (Bloomberg) • The death… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Friday AM Reads

My end of week morning train reads: • The $5 Trillion Question: How Did the Firm That Pioneered ETFs Lose Its Lead? (Wall Street Journal) • The Seven Sins of Memory (Psychology Today) see also There Is More to Behavioral Economics Than Biases and Fallacies (Behavioral Scientist) • This is why lawmakers want to gut the Endangered Species Act (Mother Jones) • After… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Thursday AM Reads

My Something up with Facebook? morning train reads: • It’s way too soon to declare Trump’s trade war over (Washington Post) but see Trump Just Called Off His Trade War With Europe. Score One for the Globalists. (Slate) • 5% outperformance from 1960-1980 made less money than 5% underperformance 1980-2000 (Dollars and Data) • The post-U.S. world economy (Axios) see… Read More The post 10 Thursday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My mid-week morning train reads: • Main Street Investors Coalition has nothing to do with mom-and-pop investors: Funded by big business interests that want to prevent pension funds and large 401(k) plans to influence corporate governance issues. (New York Times) • Across the globe, taxes on corporations plummet (Washington Post) • “We are the very last generation to… Read More The post 10 Wednesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Our 2-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Gold Market’s Slide Brings Out the Bears (Wall Street Journal) • Jaguar’s I-Pace Raises the Bar for Electric Cars (Robb Report) see also The I-Pace Is the Most Compelling Jaguar Since the E-Type (Road and Track) • Trump to Seek Repeal of California’s Smog-Fighting Power (Bloomberg) • Life may have existed on the… Read More The post 10 Tuesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Monday AM Reads

My back to work morning train reads: • Taxes aren’t the biggest threat to your inheritance. Family squabbles are — Attorneys & Accountants point to family conflict as the biggest threat to estate planning. (CNBC) • The case for a second Brexit referendum (The Economist) • Teslas in the palace signal brewing battle in Beijing (Nikkei Asia Review)… Read More The post 10 Monday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Marc Andreessen & Ben Horowitz (Waiter’s Pad) see also Andreessen & Horowitz 2 (Waiter’s Pad) • The Erstwhile Hedge Fund King of Akron, Ohio’s Very Difficult Summer (SIRF) • Sleeping Giants Revealed: The People Behind an Anti-Breitbart Twitter Account (New York Times) • 7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated (Harvard Business Review)… 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 Mocha Java coffee, grab a seat by the pool, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Discuss: The End is Near for the Economic Boom: Growth will slow. The bull market will expire. Here’s why and what you need to do about it. (Fortune) • Zuckerberg: The Recode… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Friday AM Reads

My end of week morning train reads: • Buy the Tweet, Sell the Blog Post (Irrelevant Investor) • Disney, Economic Gravity and Vibranium Physics (Redef) • Mueller’s Latest Indictments Show That ‘Witches’ Are Very Real (National Review) • How to Spend It: the shopping list for the 1% (The Guardian) • The Last Days of Blockbuster Video: For One Last Night, Make… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • Netflix was the great disruptor. Will it now be disrupted?(Washington Post) • The Most Important Number in Finance Is Going Away. Wall St. Isn’t Prepared (New York Times) • Trump’s Tax Cut Hasn’t Done Anything for Workers (Bloomberg View) • Can Economists and Humanists Ever Be Friends? (New Yorker) • Your Haircut Is (Probably) Too… Read More The post 10 Thursday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

These ain’t not our mid-week morning train reads: • Why Artificial Intelligence Won’t Pick Stocks … At Least Yet (Institutional Investor) • Rethinking How To View Your Time (ofdollarsanddata) • The most important skill nobody taught you (Quartz) • Interview with Madeleine Albright: ‘I Am an Optimist Who Worries A Lot’ (Spiegel) • Are we truly alone in the cosmos? New study… Read More The post 10 Wednesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads: • Amazon’s share of the US e-commerce market is now 49%, or 5% of all retail spend (TechCrunch) but see Amazon Foes Walmart and Microsoft Deepen Tech Partnership (Wall Street Journal) • “The market is rolling simply because it’s rolling” (A Wealth of Common Sense) • Earnings Surprises: The Stock Market’s Worst-Kept Secret (MoneyBeat) • How Facebook Checks… Read More The post 10 Tuesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Monday AM Reads

My back to work morning train reads: • Foreign investment in the United States plunged 32% in 2017 (CNN Money) • Unlike most millennials, Norway’s are rich (BBC) • The fallacy that became itself a fallacy (Medium) • How the Kremlin crafted a popular brand: Putin (Washington Post) see also China and the world: how Beijing spreads the message (Financial Times) • Tired of Being… Read More The post 10 Monday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • Why do some in the tech community support universal basic income? They’re ‘terrified’ about the future. (Recode) • Pretty Soon, You’ll Get to Invest Just Like Ray Dalio (Bloomberg Opinion) • Is Your Brain Wired for Wealth? (Jason Zweig) • How The Show Northern Exposure Changed My Life (Random Roger) • Why Are Young Billionaires… 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 French Mocha coffee, grab a seat on the beach, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Entire History of Steel: From hunks of iron streaking through the sky, to the construction of skyscrapers and megastructures, this is the history of the world’s greatest alloy. (Popular Mechanics) • People… Read More The post 10 Weekend Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Friday AM Reads

My Friday the 13th, morning train reads: • The Scooter Wars will be a bloodbath — and Uber will win (Recode) see also The Age of Floating Transport: Many years ago, humans invented the wheel. Then one day they invented the app. Now you need apps to use wheels (Medium) • Hedge Funds Should Be Thriving Right… Read More The post 10 Friday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • America’s Richest Self-Made Women 2018 (Forbes) see also How 20-Year-Old Kylie Jenner Built A $900 Million Fortune In Less Than 3 Years (Forbes) • Passive Investing Demonized (ETF.com) • Use of ‘smart drugs’ on the rise (Nature) • 10 years of the App Store: The design evolution of the earliest apps (9to5Mac) • Why Does Every Soccer Player… Read More The post 10 Thursday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads: • Hockey Players — and Asset Managers — Once Could Hip-Check Their Way Through a Game. That’s No Longer Enough. (Institutional Investor) • Is it great to be a worker in the U.S.? Not compared with the rest of the developed world. (Wonkblog) • The Privilege of Knowledge (Of Dollars And Data) • Tax h(e)aven: Out-of-staters looking to… Read More The post 10 Thursday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.