Your Guide to Life (When Someone Else Dies)

(Bloomberg View) -- My end-of-week morning train reads:

  • Always Go to the Funeral (Epsilon Theory)
  • Vanguard Group is America's new landlord (
  • The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser: The burden of finding an adviser who will act in your best interest is on you (Moneybeat)
  • Jim Clark Is Back With a New Startup, and He Has Some Thoughts About Silicon Valley’s Unicorns (Fortune)
  • Polls show Trump cratering? Not so fast (NBC Newssee also 1 In 10 Sanders Primary Voters Ended Up Voting Trump (NPR)
  • Take a look at Uber’s first pitch deck from 2008 (Recode)
  • A Test of Maturity: Germany Must Abandon Its Military Reluctance and Lead (Spiegel)
  • Inside Robert Mueller’s Army (Daily Beast)
  • As the Hashtag Celebrates Its 10th Birthday, Are We #Blessed? (New York Times)
  • Own the Last Day of Your Vacation (Wall Street Journal) 

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Steven Clifford, the author of "The CEO Pay Machine: How It Trashes America and How to Stop It."


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Your Guide to Life (When Someone Else Dies)

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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”

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