Tech Takedowns and Going Full MAGA

(Bloomberg View) -- My back-to-work morning train reads:

  • Amazon and 16 other companies Trump has attacked since his election (CNN Money)
  • One Reason for Optimism: Bearish Investors (Wall Street Journal)
  • Come easy, go easy: The tech takedown! (Musings on Markets)
  • What’s Keeping Bill Ackman in Business (Institutional Investor)
  • Your Future Home Might Be Powered By Car Batteries (Bloomberg)
  • Trump goes full MAGA on the economy in year two (Washington Post); see also Trump Trillion-Dollar Budget Deficits Officially Begin This Week (Forbes)
  • Can Big Tech Stocks Grow Without Limits? (MoneyBeat)
  • Blockchain is not only crappy technology but a bad vision for the future (Medium)
  • Richest 1 percent on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030 (the Guardian)
  • The Depressing Secret at the Center of the NDA Settlement Agreements (Slate)
  • Florida wants a time zone to itself for half the year (Axios)

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Tech Takedowns and Going Full MAGA

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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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