Fears and Fundamentals

(Bloomberg View) -- Have a croissant and an espresso with your morning train reads:

  • Seriously, Equifax? This Is a Breach No One Should Get Away With (New York Times); see also Equifax Lobbied To Kill Rule Protecting Victims Of Data Breaches (International Business Times)
  • The Four Fundamental Skills of All Investing (Collaborative Fund)
  • Issuing new loans against unrealized capital gains has created an Australian "house of cards" (news.com.au)
  • Three Dangerous Words for an Investor to Buy Into: Inflation Is Dead (Wall Street Journal)
  • Jeff Bezos Mandates Programming Shift at Amazon Studios (Variety); see also Dear Amazon, We Picked Your New Headquarters for You (the Upshot)
  • Jamie Dimon ventures beyond Wall Street to have a say in Washington (Reuters)
  • How Airports Became the Marble-Floored Temples of Our National, Fear-Fueled Psychosis (Slate)
  • BMW Revives Electric-Car Push With Plans for Low-Slung ‘i’ Sedan (Bloomberg)
  • The U.S. has spent $2 billion on the reckless hope teens won’t have sex (Quartz)
  • The Wall Street Journal’s Trump problem: It's losing staffers as management pressures reporters to “normalize” Trump (the Guardian); see also A Fake-News Warning From a Former Propagandist (Bloomberg View)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Katie Stockton, chief technical strategist for BTIG.

Fixed Income Weekly: Sept. 6, 2017

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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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