Dying Malls, Death Blows and Rebuilding Lives

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My midweek hurricane morning train reads:

  • Rebuilding lives, 10 years after Lehman’s fall (Reuters)
  • Best. Economy. Ever! (the Big Picture); see also The White House Tried to Take Credit for the Economy. It Wasn’t Very Convincing. (Slate)
  • The Government May Want to Buy Your Dying Mall (Wall Street Journal)
  • LinkedIn sucks (TechCrunch)
  • Apple Plans Another Death Blow to the Phone Carriers (Bloomberg Opinion)
  • Starbucks just opened its first location in Italy — see why it’s not your typical store (CNBC)
  • Janet L. Yellen: The Most Ambitious Climate Plan in History (Fortune)
  • Russia is main suspect in mystery attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba (NBC News)
  • The Policy Makers Saved the Financial System. And America Never Forgave Them. (New York Timesbut see He Was the Resistance Inside the Obama Administration: Timothy Geithner’s refusal to obey his boss has had long-term political and economic consequences. (New Republic)
  • How Led Zeppelin Came to Be (Rolling Stone)

What are you reading?

The Incredible Shrinking Hedge Fund

Dying Malls, Death Blows and Rebuilding Lives

Source: Bloomberg

This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.

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.”

©2018 Bloomberg L.P.