Creating Social Value and Taking Down Unicorns

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My three-day-weekend, not-on-the-train reads: 

  • 10 Books for a Summer Reading List (Bloomberg Opinion)
  • The Death of Retail Is Greatly Exaggerated (Economy.com)
  • Stocks prices are a proxy for our beliefs about the future (Reformed Broker)
  • Here’s the Fastest-Growing Strategy in Smart Beta (Institutional Investor); see also How Investors Can (and Can’t) Create Social Value (SSRN)
  • The Reporter Who Took Down a Unicorn (New York Magazine)
  • The British Bookmaker Betting Big on American Sports Gambling (Bloomberg)
  • There is only one gun store in all of Mexico. So why is gun violence soaring? (LA Times)
  • Truth in a Post-Truth Era: Sandy Hook Families Sue Alex Jones, Conspiracy Theorist (New York Times); see also Lie Gate (Medium)
  • Eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano (Boston Globe); see also Photo Updates From Kilauea: The Lava Meets the Sea (the Atlantic)
  • Important holiday warning: Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning (Soundings)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research. He previously served as chief investment strategist for Deutsche Bank. He is the author of “Predicting the Markets: A Professional Autobiography.”

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Source: Bloomberg

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