Charts, Conundrums and the Funk Worldview

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My morning train reads:

  • Proxy Voting Is Broken and Needs to Change (Barron’s)
  • Lessons from Cliff Asness (25IQ)
  • The Four Stories Written About Fund Managers (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Billboard’s charts used to be our barometer for music success. Are they meaningless in the streaming age? (Washington Post)
  • Want more skilled workers? Create them (New York Post)
  • Electric Cars Pose Bond Market Conundrum (Wall Street Journal)
  • Twitter is shutting 1 million fake accounts per day, putting user growth at risk (Washington Post)
  • Inside the effort to print lungs and breathe life into them with stem cells (MIT Technology Review)
  • EPA blocks warnings on cancer-causing chemical: Burying the formaldehyde study is part of an effort by Pruitt and aides to undermine EPA’s research program (Politico)
  • How George Clinton Made Funk a World View (New Yorker)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Paul Vigna about crypto and blockchain. Vigna is the co-author of “The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain Are Challenging the Global Economic Order and this year’s “The Truth Machine: The Blockchain and the Future of Everything.”

Wage growth

Source: Real Time Economics

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