Ritholtz's Reads: Bitcoin's Scam, Fake Video and Mosquitoes

(Bloomberg View) -- My midweek morning train reads:

  • Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history (Recode)
  • Sentiment read: U.S. Investors Just Gave Up on the Bull Market (Bloomberg)
  • Bjørn Lomborg: The Sky Is Not Falling (Project Syndicate)
  • This Is the Most Valuable Commodity of the 21st Century (Inc.)
  • Manhattan’s Land Is Worth Roughly as Much as Canada’s GDP (City Lab)
  • Netflix and Shill: A recent surge in new movies added to the service has made Netflix the biggest producer of original films in America. But if most of them are completely ignored, does it matter how many the company makes? (the Ringer)
  • America has let down its Puerto Rican citizens (the Economist)
  • We’re underestimating the mind-warping potential of fake video (Vox)
  • Republicans and Democrats Should Be Worried About 2020 (FiveThirtyEight)
  • This animal kills more people in a day than sharks do in a century (Gates Notes)

What are you reading?

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Ritholtz's Reads: Bitcoin's Scam, Fake Video and Mosquitoes

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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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