Ten Plus Great Weekend Reads – March 8



  • Chinese stocks tumble as ECB and China data spark concerns – FT
  • Why bulls on Wall Street are becoming an endangered species – FT
  • Here’s why recent stock gains could be just a bear-market rally – MarketWatch
  • Man credited with calling the 2008 crisis says the next 20 years in the stock market will ‘break a lot of hearts’ – MarketWatch
  • Death of Bond Volatility Has Pimco Fearing for Europe’s Future – Bloomberg
  • China’s trading day is starting to influence global markets – Economist
  • Why Stock Investors Shouldn’t Watch Business TV – Fortune
  • Hiring Growth Slowed in February as Employers Struggled to Find Workers – WSJ



  • How Hot Is Your City’s Job Market? – WSJ
  • Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two – NY Times
  • Prices of prime properties around the world are falling – Economist
  • Global Economy Slows, Pushing Europe’s Central Bank to Make a Surprise Move – NY Times
  • Pesos to the people AMLO splashes the cash in his first 100 days – Economist
  • Venezuela’s long and winding road to debt restructuring – FT Alphaville




  • ‘We need it now’: U.S. farm country pins hopes on China trade deal – Reuters
  • Trump’s Imperial Overreach on Trade – Project Syndicate
  • ECB to Launch New Stimulus in Major Policy Reversal – WSJ
  • The Problem With Xi’s China Model – Foreign Affairs



  • Five Things We Learned About China’s Economy at Xi’s Policy Summit – Bloomberg


  • Bloomberg Billionaires Index: The world’s 500 richest people – Bloomberg
  • The Richest Woman In The World – Forbes
  • Kylie Jenner, social media’s first billionaire youth star – FT
  • Carl Icahn’s Comeback: The Raider Rebounds After A Tough Stretch – Forbes
  • After Hedge Funds’ Mediocre Year, Investors Still Want More – Institutional Investor
  • Leaving Wall Street Behind: Five Former Traders On Starting Over – Forbes
  • 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2019 – MIT Tech Review
  • Whoever Predicts the Future Will Win the AI Arms Race – Foreign Policy
  • The Stigma of Choosing Trade School Over College – Atlantic
  • Why is the far right obsessed with gold? – New Statesman
  • The New Deal Wasn’t What You Think – Atlantic
  • The Top 25 Songs That Matter Right Now – NY Times Magazine
  • Stop asking ‘how are you?’ Harvard researchers say this is what successful people do when making small talk – CNBC
  • Remembering Dan Jenkins, the Most Influential Sportswriter Ever – Sports Illustrated


PS. In Theory: The Rise of Monopsony

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