Bull Runs and World Domination

(Bloomberg View) -- Finish the week strong with our pre-weekend morning train reads:

  • The perils of calling the peak of the equities bull run (Financial Times); see also Seven Strategies for Investing at Market Peaks (Bloomberg View)
  • World’s Biggest Pension Fund Wants to Stop Index Trackers Eating the Economy (Wall Street Journal)
  • China’s Plan for World Domination in AI Isn’t So Crazy After All (Bloomberg)
  • The behavioral economics paradox (Stumbling and Mumbling)
  • U.S. Business Cycle Risk Report (the Capital Spectator)
  • The battle over Confederate statues, explained (Vox); see also Removing Confederate Statues Isn’t Sanitizing History — It’s Fumigating History (Esquire)
  • 13 Ways to Strengthen America’s Economy (Bloomberg View)
  • I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein and Buffett used to become successful — here they are (Quartz)
  • The Breitbart Presidency (Politico); see also On late-night TV, Trump’s no laughing matter anymore (CNN Money)
  • The 10 Most Expensive Cars at the Pebble Beach Auctions (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ellen Zentner, Morgan Stanley’s chief U.S. economist.

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Bull Runs and World Domination

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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.”

To contact the author of this story: Barry Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net.

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