The Kids Have Had Enough With Thoughts and Prayers
(Bloomberg View) -- My end-of-week morning train reads:
- “I don’t want your condolences”: Stoneman Douglas students have had it with all the thoughts and prayers (Vice)
- Buy the Dip, That Old Wall Street Favorite, Comes Under Scrutiny (Bloomberg)
- The Economy Is Soaring, and Now So Is the Deficit. That’s a Bad Combination. (FiveThirtyEight); see also Born-Again Fiscal Hawks Turn Into Doves (Bloomberg View)
- Billionaires gone wild (Columbia Journalism Review)
- Drones that dodge obstacles without guidance can pursue you like paparazzi (MIT Technology Review)
- Meet the Sacklers: the family feuding over blame for the opioid crisis (the Guardian)
- The CFPB’s Declaration of Dependence (ProPublica)
- Will Amazon Go Capture the Holy Grail of Retail? (Knowledge@Wharton)
- Tech Luminary Peter Thiel Parts Ways With Silicon Valley (Wall Street Journal)
- Why “Black Panther” Is a Defining Moment for Black America (New York Times)
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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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