10 Sunday Reads

My easy-like-Sunday morning reads:

• Who Spends More: The Whole Foods or Walmart Shopper? (Priceonomics) see also Why Costco is raising its minimum wage for the first time in nearly a decade (Wonkblog)
• Retail Venture Capitalists (A Wealth of Common Sense)
• Will Stephen Curry sell more sneakers than LeBron James this year? (Quartz)
• Apple’s fight with U.S. could speed development of government-proof devices (Reuters) see also Apple Is Rolling Up Supporters in Privacy Fight Against F.B.I. (NYT)
• More Money Really Does Make Schools Better (Bloomberg View)
• Battered by drop in oil prices and Jindal’s fiscal policies, Louisiana falls into budget crisis (Wonkblog)
• New York Magazine’s Gabriel Sherman whiffs on Bloomberg piece (Washington Post)
• Even after a year in orbit, Scott Kelly is still grounded (Washington Post)
• Alaska’s winter was so warm, it’s shipping snow to Anchorage for the Iditarod (Mashable)
• Sorry, Bloomberg: Trump Is Already A Third-Party Candidate (FiveThirtyEight)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Darren Walker, President  of the Ford Foundation.


Difference in U-3 and U6 Unemployment Rates

Source: CNBC



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