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Building the IPhone X and the Reality of Brexit

(Bloomberg View) -- My big conference day morning train reads:

  • The War Between Fear and Evidence (Of Dollars and Data)
  • This is how Apple built the iPhone X (Mashable); see also With the iPhone X, Apple is asking you to break up with the home button (Washington Post)
  • Brexit was not the voice of the working class nor of the uneducated -- it was of the squeezed middle (London School of Economics)
  • Facebook Is Still In Denial About Fake News (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Ready for the golden years? 8 facts on retirement savings (ABC); see also The Increasing Importance of the 401k (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Investors to Managers: Cut the Data and Tell Me the Story! (Institutional Investor)
  • Why Google and Amazon Aren’t in the Dow (Bloomberg)
  • Awaiting Trump’s coal comeback, miners reject retraining (Reuters)
  • "The Russians Have Succeeded Beyond Their Wildest Expectations" (Politico); see also Pro-Russian Lobbyist Is Still Lurking Around the White House (Daily Beast)
  • Little star, big planet (Syfy Wire)

What are you reading?

Americans Are Officially Freaking Out

Building the IPhone X and the Reality of Brexit

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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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