Land Deals and Forgotten Passwords

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My back-to-work morning train reads:

  • Everyone Makes Investing Mistakes — Even Warren Buffett (Wall Street Journal)
  • Hedge funds have lost their dynamic creators of value lustre (Financial Times)
  • The “Fiduciary Rule” May Sound Boring, But Its Collapse Threatens Your Retirement (Bloomberg)
  • What a Difference a Decade Makes (Morningstar)
  • Piece by Piece, a Factory-Made Answer for a Housing Squeeze (New York Times)
  • How Batteries Will Change the Power Business (Barron’s)
  • The odd reality of life under China’s all-seeing credit score system (Wired)
  • Cozy land deals meant big money for Trump family and friends (USA Today)
  • Florida stopped concealed weapons background checks for a year — because an employee forgot the password (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Streamlined cars, designed to be fast, are on view at the Portland Art Museum (the Oregonian)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Cal Turner Jr., who ran Dollar General from 1977 to 2003, expanding the retailer to more than 6,000 stores in 27 states and annual sales in excess of $6 billion. He is the author of “My Father’s Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company.” 

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Land Deals and Forgotten Passwords

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