Spotify and Federer, Market Dominators

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My morning atonement reads:

  • The Financial Crisis Made Us Afraid of Risk — For a While (Wall Street Journal); see also Can We Survive the Next Financial Crisis? (Bloomberg)
  • Why do we have booms and busts? (Barron’s)
  • Is This a Mid-1990s Moment for the Economy? Three Reasons for Optimism (the Upshot)
  • Uber Was Right: The scooter backlash vindicates Travis Kalanick’s early tactics (Slate)
  • China’s Economic Woes Taking Big Toll on Emerging Markets (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Best and Worst Brand Moves of 2018 (L2); see also Nike’s online sales jumped 31 percent after company unveiled Kaepernick campaign, data show (MarketWatch)
  • Many lawmakers and aides who crafted financial regulations after the 2008 crisis now work for Wall Street (Washington Post)
  • Spotify’s $30 billion playlist for global domination (Fast Company)
  • Being Inspired by U.S. Achievements Shouldn’t Be Partisan (National Review)
  • What’s Smoother Than a Federer Backhand? His $300 Million Uniqlo Deal (New York Times)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Al Guido, president of the San Francisco 49ers and CEO of Elevate Sports Ventures.

How the Financial Crisis Still Affects Investors

Spotify and Federer, Market Dominators

Source: Barron’s

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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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