Blockchain, Porsche Vs. Tesla and the Dude at 20

(Bloomberg View) -- My post-nor’easter morning train reads:

  • "Blockchain" is meaningless (the Verge)
  • America Is Giving Away the $30 Billion Medical Marijuana Industry (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Active Managers Hope to Win Back Investors With Index-Like Fees (Institutional Investorbut see Stock Pickers Are Picking Up Steam (MoneyBeat)
  • When Value Goes Global (Research Affiliates)
  • Short-Term Outperformance Vs. Long-Term Outperformance (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • America’s public-school teachers are fired up about pay (the Economist)
  • "Corporations Are People" Is Built on an Incredible 19th-Century Lie (the Atlantic)
  • Porsche Positions Itself Against Tesla, on the Road and Beside It (New York Times); see also How Trump’s Hudson Tunnel Feud Threatens the National Economy (Bloomberg)
  • For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned. (New York Times)
  • "The Big Lebowski" is 20. We reached out to the critics who panned it to see what they think now. (Washington Post)

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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