Ritholtz's Reads: Bubbles, Windmills and Sean Hannity’s Rise

(Bloomberg View) -- My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Eddie Lampert’s Hail Mary Attempt to Save Sears (Institutional Investor); see also Sears to Sell Kenmore Brand on Amazon (Wall Street Journal)
  • How to Avoid a Retirement Disaster? Diversification (Bloomberg View)
  • In an era of inequity, more college financial aid is going to the rich (Reveal); see also It’s Not Easy Being Green, Even For the University of California (Bloomberg)
  • Yes. It’s a Bubble. So What? (Research Affiliates)
  • How Windmills as Wide as Jumbo Jets Are Making Clean Energy Mainstream (New York Times); see also How to Buy a Wind Farm (Bloomberg)
  • Reed Hastings, the Netflix chief with a global vision (Financial Times)
  • Exoplanets May Help Us Understand How Venus Turned Into a Hell Planet (Vice); see also  Is it time for a new astronomical yardstick? (Astronomy)
  • Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners (Popular Science)
  • “You Only Hire Cohen for One Reason”: Inside Fox News, Sean Hannity’s Michael Cohen Disclosure Stokes a Crisis as Murdoch Wavers on Trump (Vanity Fair); see also Hannity’s rising role in Trump’s world: “He basically has a desk in the place” (Washington Post)
  • When You’re Black, Every Place Is a Starbucks (BuzzFeed)

What are you reading? 

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Ritholtz's Reads: Bubbles, Windmills and Sean Hannity’s Rise

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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”

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