Norway’s Rich Millennials and Putin’s Brand

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

  • Foreign investment in the United States plunged 32% in 2017 (CNN Money)
  • Unlike most millennials, Norway’s are rich (BBC)
  • The Investor Fever for Passive Funds Is Cooling in 2018 (Wall Street Journal)
  • “I don’t think I would ever invest money with someone who isn’t on Twitter.” (Reformed Broker)
  • The Lifecycle of Greed and Fear (Collaborative Fund)
  • The fallacy that became itself a fallacy (Medium)
  • Mueller’s Latest Indictments Show That “Witches” Are Very Real (National Review)
  • How the Kremlin crafted a popular brand: Putin (Washington Post); see also China and the world: how Beijing spreads the message (Financial Times)
  • Tired of Being Crammed Into an Airline Seat? You Have Options (New York Times)
  • Sacha Baron Cohen hits back at Sarah Palin as Roy Moore admits being duped (the Guardian)

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Norway’s Rich Millennials and Putin’s Brand

Source: MoneyBeat

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He is the author of “Bailout Nation.”

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