Time Travelers and the Death of the NFL

(Bloomberg View) -- My end-of-week morning train reads:

  • I am a time traveler from the future, here to beg you to stop what you are doing (Reddit)
  • Amazon is so good at keeping prices low, it’s changed how economists think about inflation (Quartz)
  • Are Stocks Too Expensive? (Charles Schwab)
  • Robots will destroy our jobs -- and we’re not ready for it (the Guardianbut see So Long As There Are Wants and Needs, There Will Be Jobs (RealClearMarkets)
  • How Hedge Funds Hurt Puerto Rico (Institutional Investor)
  • The NFL Is Dying; Here’s Why (Weekly Standard)
  • Electricity Prices Plummet as Gas, Wind Gain Traction and Demand Stalls (Wall Street Journal)
  • Scientists just discovered the mother lode of pterosaur eggs, and they are over the moon (Washington Post)
  • Where Macy’s Came From (Bloomberg); see also Why These Retailers Had Shorter Lines This Black Friday (Barron’s)
  • The Tree That Rocked The Music Industry (NPR)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jeremy Schwartz, director of research at WisdomTree Investments. Schwartz was professor Jeremy Siegel’s head research assistant and helped with the research and the writing of “Stocks for the Long Run.”

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Time Travelers and the Death of the NFL

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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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