Gold Market Slides and Jaguar Raises the Bar

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Our Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Mortgage, Groupon and card debt: how the bottom half bolsters U.S. economy (Reuters); see also New Yorkers Trying to Flee High State Taxes Find Moving Isn’t So Easy (Bloomberg)
  • Gold Market’s Slide Brings Out the Bears (Wall Street Journal)
  • Jaguar’s I-Pace Raises the Bar for Electric Cars (Robb Report); see also The I-Pace Is the Most Compelling Jaguar Since the E-Type (Road and Track)
  • Trump to Seek Repeal of California’s Smog-Fighting Power (Bloomberg)
  • Being 30 then and now (Axios); see also A Plan for Your Children Could Save Your Retirement (Wall Street Journal)
  • Portugal Dared to Cast Aside Austerity. It’s Having a Major Revival. (New York Times)
  • Swing voters are extremely real (Vox); see also Democrats need a blue wave in Pennsylvania to win the House. So they’re focusing on towns like Bethlehem (CNBC)
  • There’s just over 100 days to secure the 2018 midterms, and states aren’t ready (Vice)
  • Life may have existed on the moon 4 billion years ago (Telegraph); see also Life on Earth could be nearly 4 billion years old, fossil suggests (the Independent)
  • Woof: Mass gathering of golden retrievers (BBC)

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Gold Market Slides and Jaguar Raises the Bar

Source: The Economist

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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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