Myths, Threats and Life-Changing Food

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • The dangerous myth we still believe about the Lehman Brothers bust (Washington Post); see also Misunderstanding Credit and Housing Crises: Blaming the CRA, GSEs (the Big Picture)
  • The Empty Storefronts of New York: A Panoramic View (New York Times)
  • Seven reasons Big Tobacco is likely to make a move on the marijuana industry (MarketWatchbut see California’s Illegal Weed Industry Is Doing Better Than Ever (Vice)
  • Making Private Public (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Elon Musk’s Brain Isn’t Like Yours (Bloomberg Opinion); see also They’re out to get him (the Big Picture)
  • Investment consultants that ARE worth paying for (Adviser 2.0)
  • The next great fake news threat? Bot-designed maps (Fast Company); see also As Germans Seek News, YouTube Delivers Far-Right Tirades (New York Times)
  • Tokyo’s Long Lines Lead to Magic (and Life-Changing Ramen) (Afar)
  • Japanese, Haitian, and now a Grand Slam winner: Naomi Osaka’s historic journey to the U.S. Open (Washington Post); see also Serena Williams Came In on a High Road. It Made Her Fall More Devastating. (New York Times)
  • Steve Perry Walked Away From Journey. A Promise Finally Ended His Silence. (New York Times)

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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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