Apple's Finance Arm and Electric-Car Emissions

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

• What to Buy Instead of Art (Bloomberg)

• Bill Miller is staging one of Wall Street’s most closely watched comebacks (Washington Postsee alsoCan Fund Manager Bill Miller Use Earthquakes to Predict the Market? (MoneyBeat)

• Bridgewater Associates hedge fund co-founder and author Ray Dalio (Recode)

• Where Are the Women in Alternative Investing? (Institutional Investorsee also Private equity fights back on US tax reforms (Financial Times)

• Gary Cohn: Trickle-down is good for the economy (CNBC)

• Apple should shrink its finance arm before it goes bananas (The Economist)

• Ex-Google exec Matt Dunne has a plan to create a string of tech hubs across rural America (Venture Beat)

• ‘Way too little, way too late’: Facebook’s factcheckers say effort is failing (The Guardiansee also How Americans really feel about Facebook, and other Tech giants (The Verge)

• Behind the Lucrative Assembly Line of Student Debt Lawsuits (Dealbook)

• Electric cars’ green image blackens beneath the bonnet (Financial Timessee also Bob Lutz: Kiss the good times goodbye (Automotive News)

What are you reading?

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Apple's Finance Arm and Electric-Car Emissions

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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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