Monday , September 28 2020
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10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Le Mans Coffee coffee, grab a seat outside, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Road Ahead: Charting the pandemic over the next 12 months — and beyond: Now — with health authorities saying it may not be until at least the end of 2021 before there’s a degree of post-Covid normalcy in our lives — look forward. Imagine the next 15 months and what life will be like. (STAT)• Egregious Founder Shares. Free Money for Hedge Funds. A...

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Links 9/25/2020

This is Naked Capitalism fundraising week. 570 donors have already invested in our efforts to combat corruption and predatory conduct, particularly in the financial realm. Please join us and participate via our donation page, which shows how to give via check, credit card, debit card, or PayPal. Read about why we’re doing this fundraiser, what we’ve accomplished in the last year, and our current goal, investing in our expanded Links section. What My Sled Dogs Taught Me About Planning for the...

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10 Friday AM Reads

My end of week morning train WFH reads: • U.S. Risks Repeating 2009 Mistakes as Economic Recovery Slows: In the wake of the last recession, government spending dried up, dragging out the recovery. Policymakers warn against letting it happen again.  (New York Times)• Investors flee US junk bond funds as concern for the economy grows: US junk bond funds have suffered their biggest weekly outflows since the depths of the coronavirus pandemic in March, as investors fret over the sustainability of...

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train WFH reads: • No, the Stock Market is Not Rooting for Trump or Biden: Research back to the 1860s, when the two-party political system began to dominate, shows that the market has no clear bias in favor of either party and that market volatility in the run-up to an election is perfectly normal (New York Times)• How Nikola Stock Got Torched by a Short Seller: Report by Nathan Anderson’s Hindenburg Research alleging improprieties sent electric-truck startup’s shares plunging...

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Links 9/23/2020

More Synthetic Microfibers Now End up on Land Than in Water TreeHugger “Fungi Can Teach Us a New Way of Looking at the World” Der Spiegel A History Of Wheat American Conservative Facebook suspends environmental groups despite vow to fight misinformation Guardian What the OAS Did to Bolivia Counterpunch Instagram model who poses as Catwoman jailed for masked robberies New York Post. Meow. Shoppers search for a final bargain as the city’s most famous discount retailer closes FT How coral...

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

[unable to retrieve full-text content]My mid-week morning train WFH reads: • The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas: In 2010, a lithium-ion battery pack with 1 kWh of capacity—enough to power an electric car for three or four miles—cost more than $1,000. By 2019, the figure had fallen to $156. The average cost of a kilowatt-hour of… Read More The post 10 Wednesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

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Links 9/21/2020

Mark Zuckerberg’s Pact with the Devil I, Cringely (chuck l) Prince Charles warns the coming climate crisis will ‘dwarf’ the impact of coronavirus as he urges ‘immediate action’ to ‘reset’ the economy to be ‘sustainable and inclusive’ Daily Mail California Takes a Big Step Toward Making Polluters Pay for Their Messes Capital & Main RIP Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sen. Graham’s challenge: Fill a court seat and save his own AP Trump bragged to Bob Woodward that he had broken ‘every record’ on...

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10 Monday AM Reads

My back to work morning train WFH reads: • Dissents speak to a future age: Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her own words (BBC)• The Little Short: What happened when I decided to bet against the Dow—and the financial services industry tried to stop me. (Slate)• Some Investors Tried to Win by Losing Less. They Lost Anyway. The market has a way of soaking people who think they’ve found a way to beat it. The latest case in point: ‘low-volatility’ funds. (Wall Street Journal)• Where Performance Fees Don’t...

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Weekly Covid-19 News Round-Up, 9.20.20

My helpful collection of resources and information for your easy like Sunday morning reads: How to Stay Safe: • Face masks could be giving people Covid-19 immunity, researchers suggest (Telegraph)• Does Wearing Glasses Protect You From Coronavirus? (New York Times)• COVID-19 numbers are surging. Are you part of the problem? Here’s what you need to stop — or start — doing now (The Star)• Stop Expecting Life to Go Back to Normal Next Year: Americans will need to take pandemic precautions well...

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