(Bloomberg View) -- My midweek morning train reads:
- This Spicy Drama About Facebook CPMs Has People Like “Wahh?” And “Whoaaa” (BuzzFeed)
- The Dropbox Comp (Stratechery); see also We’ve Been Thinking About Dropbox All Wrong (Bloomberg Gadfly)
- The Hidden Tax on Private Equity Investors (Institutional Investor)
- Left your 401(k) at an old job? Here’s how to find it. (USA Today)
- Annuity peddlers, beware: There is a new sheriff in town. (Teachable Moment)
- Why the poor don’t vote to soak the rich (Washington Post)
- Corporations Stop Pretending to Help Workers, Go Back to Enriching Themselves (Vanity Fair); see also Trump’s Tax Cuts in Hand, Companies Spend More on Themselves Than on Wages (New York Times)
- Defective guns are the only product that can’t be recalled (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- The alt-right is recruiting depressed people: Unfortunately, targeting vulnerable communities seems to be working (the Outline)
- In This #MeToo Moment, Academy Awards Want to Spotlight the Films (New York Times)
What are you reading?
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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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