10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning train plane reads:

• The World’s Most Powerful Stock Pickers Don’t Manage a Penny (Bloomberg)
• The Laws of Capitalism are Being Rewritten (Reformed Broker) see also The Profit Motive Behind Financial Complexity (Bloomberg View)
• 25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech (Business Insider)
• Global Alternative Assets Soar to $6.2 Trillion (CIO) but see Hedge-Fund Investors Dump Laggards, 84% Redeem in First Half  (Bloomberg)
•In New York, a Falling Market for Trophy Homes in the Sky (NYT)
• Sam Wyly’s battle with IRS, SEC reveals games of the superrich (MarketWatch) see also How the Carried Interest Loophole Makes the Super-Rich Super-Richer (Capital & Main)
• Why golf has gone the way of the three-martini lunch (Marketwatch)
•Dallas Chief to Lawmakers: Do Your Job on Gun Control (Daily Beast) see also Texas Open-Carry Laws Blurred Lines Between Suspects and Marchers (NYT)
• How the unrest of the 1960s compares to today, according to the people who lived through it (Wonkblog)
• Clinton survives another Salem trial (Washington Post) but see Democrats Will Learn All the Wrong Lessons From Brush With Bernie: Instead of a reality check for the party, it’ll be smugness redoubled (Rolling Stone)

What are you reading?

 

When it comes to diversity, Europeans are less positive than Americans
Americans more likely to say growing diversity makes their country a better place to live
Source: Pew Research Center

 

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