My easy like Sunday morning reads: • ‘Flash Boys’ IEX stock exchange opens. Its goal: Rein in high-frequency traders (LA Times) • Middle-Income Jobs Finally Show Signs of a Rebound (NYT) • We must protect shareholders from executive wrongdoing (FT) • Aetna CEO Threatened Obamacare Pullout If Feds Opposed Humana Merger (HuffPo) • Who’s Left to Embarrass Silicon Valley…Read More
My mid-week morning train reads: • Bond Traders, Your New Government Is Apple (Gadfly) • Imaging, Snapchat and mobile (Benedict Evans) • Don’t Let What You Cannot Do Interfere With What You Can (A Teachable Moment) • Is Donald Trump’s Endgame the Launch of Trump News? (Vanity Fair) • Hosting The Olympics Is A Terrible Investment (FiveThirtyEight) see also Bob…Read More
Gawker Media, driven into bankruptcy in June after losing an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit to Hulk Hogan, has attracted formal takeover offers from only two bidders -- Ziff Davis and Univision Holdings Inc., according to a person familiar with the matter.
The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Komodo coffee, grab a seat on your favorite lounger, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Walmart’s Out-of-Control Crime Problem Is Driving Policy Crazy (Businessweek) • Tim Cook, the interview: Running Apple ‘is sort of a lonely job’ (Washington Post) • How Trolls Are Ruining…Read More
The weekend is nearing. Get ready with our morning train reads: • The Rise of the Buy Side (Bloomberg) • Harvard’s Endowment Needs the Classics (Gadfly) see also “Nothing Recedes Like Success” (Reformed Broker) • The “Why” in Wage Segregation (Niskanen) • The Plight Of The White Working Class Isn’t Economic, It’s Cultural (The Federalist) • You may think the…Read More