Stuff Is Cheap, Stocks Aren’t, and Sleeping Is Big Business

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Your verdict-free morning train reads:

  • ‘We Are All Accumulating Mountains of Things’ (The Atlantic) see also The Problem With Buying Cheap Stuff Online (The Atlantic)
  • No, Stocks Aren’t Cheap, But Don’t Act Rashly (Wall Street Journal)
  • Ten Big Silicon Valley Money Players Behind This November’s U.S. Midterm Elections: A cheat sheet to the gusher of cash flooding the system in advance of Election Day. (Recode)
  • The $29 Billion Battle to Own How America Sleeps Is Heating Up (Fast Company)
  • Why Tensions Between Uber and Cities Peaked in NYC (Bloomberg)
  • Alexa vs. Siri vs. Google: Which Can Carry on a Conversation Best? (New York Times)
  • Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition (Scientific American)
  • How Slavery Inspired Modern Business Management (BostonReview)
  • Amid Threats of Violence, White House Reporter April Ryan Fights for the Press (Hollywood Reporter)
  • The Great Chinese Art Heist (GQ)

What are you reading?

Gains Contribution to S&P 500 During Current Bull Market (%)

Stuff Is Cheap, Stocks Aren’t, and Sleeping Is Big Business

Source: CNBC

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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He is the author of “Bailout Nation.”

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