Which Song Makes You Sad? Which Mattress Makes You Happy?

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Your midweek morning train reads:

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  • Waymo’s Big Ambitions Slowed by Tech Trouble (The Information)
  • A Fake Warren Buffett Twitter Account Is Spewing Life Advice — and It’s Amazing (Quartz)
  • Why German Corporate Boards Include Workers (Bloomberg Viewbut see Why U.S. Corporate Boards Don’t Include Workers (Bloomberg View)
  • Spotify Is on a Collision Course With the Major Record Companies. Here’s Why. (Music Business Worldwide)
  • California Advances an Ambitious Climate Policy That Should Be a Model for the World (MIT Tech Review)
  • America Has Gonorrhea (Vice)
  • Remember When Everyone Was Buying an Amazon Echo? Here’s What Happened. (Slate)
  • Think 2018 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record? I’ll Bet $78.46 You’re Wrong (Inverse)

What are you reading?

Can Data Reveal Saddest No. 1 Song Ever?

Which Song Makes You Sad? Which Mattress Makes You Happy?

Source: BBC

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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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