Scooter Wars, Debt Binges and Fortnite

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- 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 Now. They Aren’t. (New York Times)
  • Titans of Junk: Behind the Corporate Debt Binge That Now Threatens Markets (Bloomberg)
  • Are You Sure Your Investments Are Appropriate For You? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Global regulators warn banks must abandon reliance on Libor (Financial Times)
  • Fortnite Has Become the Instagram of Video Games (New York Magazine)
  • How Rare Earths (What?) Could Be Crucial in a U.S.-China Trade War (New York Times)
  • On coincidence (Aeon)
  • From Kellyanne Conway to Stephen Miller, Trump’s advisers face taunts from hecklers around D.C. (Washington Post)
  • How to Host a Wine-Soaked BBQ (Vivino)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Dave Butler, co-CEO and head of global financial adviser services at Dimensional Fund Advisors, which manages $600 billion.

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Scooter Wars, Debt Binges and Fortnite

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