Your Weekend Reading: Another Mad, Mad Week for Elon Musk

(Bloomberg) -- Even by his own superhuman standards, Elon Musk has had a crazy few days. First, he got into a spat with the SEC. Then Tesla unveiled its $35,000 Model 3 and said profitability might be a ways off. Now, the billionaire is staring down space history with a pivotal launch.

What you’ll want to read this weekend

Lyft fired the starting gun for its much-hyped IPO, revealing big increases in revenue and losses. Some drivers will get the chance to buy shares in one of the hottest, and potentially most expensive, sales of the year.

After one of the most storied careers in financial markets, Bill Gross has a few surprises left. In an exclusive interview with Bloomberg Television, the bond legend talks about deficits, higher taxes on the rich and his Aspergers diagnosis.

U.S.-China talks risk shutting out the rest of the world, Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The end of one trade war may trigger others.

Lost in transfusion: A startup injected older people with younger donors’ blood plasma in a bid to slow aging. Then the FDA weighed in.

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is making a $17 billion bid for immortality. And in Sweden, this CEO wants you to work out with him.

What you need to know next week

What you’ll want to see in Bloomberg Graphics

America’s West discovers a new moneymaker. For the past 100 years, Colorado’s Grand Valley rode the wave of commodity prices—from uranium to natural gas. Now, the region is staking its survival on another natural resource: the great outdoors. Skiing, hiking and other outdoor pursuits contribute more to the national GDP than mining, oil and gas.

Your Weekend Reading: Another Mad, Mad Week for Elon Musk

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