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10 Wednesday AM Reads – The Big Picture



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My mid-week morning practice WFH reads:

The Lords of Cash Pose Large Threats to Markets When central banks unexpectedly go into full reverse, be careful. (Wall Street Journal)

How OXO Conquered the American Kitchen The corporate diced, peeled, and salad-spun its strategy to America’s coronary heart. Is it actually that good? (Slate)

SPACs Are Sputtering. Determined New Phrases Might Ship Them Right into a Demise Spiral. Bankers, attorneys, and sponsors all mentioned, “It’s totally different this time.” Nevertheless it wasn’t. (Institutional Investor)

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy’s First 12 months on the Job: Undoing Bezos-Led Overexpansion Amid one of many worst stretches for monetary efficiency in Amazon’s historical past, the brand new CEO is working to chop again the excesses of an e-commerce operation the corporate expanded at breakneck tempo throughout a lot of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Wall Street Journal)

The way to Beat the Chip Scarcity and Purchase a Automobile With out Getting Cheated If it’s essential to purchase a automobile or truck, observe these skilled suggestions for getting a good value. (Popular Mechanics)

The World’s Bubbliest Housing Markets Are Flashing Warning Indicators International financial tightening is squeezing homebuyers, including dangers {that a} slowdown might ripple by way of the financial system. (Bloomberg)

Jim Chanos: ‘We’re within the golden age of fraud’ The short-seller on being a bear in a bull market, betting towards Tesla and why he thinks ‘hassle’s coming’ (Financial Times)

The place Did the Lengthy Tail Go? It pains me to say this—as a result of the Lengthy Tail was offered to us as an financial regulation that not solely predicted a extra inclusive period of prosperity, however would particularly assist inventive folks. In keeping with its proponents, the Lengthy Tail would revitalize our tradition by increasing the scope of the humanities and giving a lift to visionaries on the fringes of society. (Ted Gioia)

The sluggish, irritating effort to vaccinate younger youngsters — towards polio A extremely efficient vaccine had countered a lethal virus, and America was transferring on. Solely the virus hadn’t disappeared, after all, and tens of millions of unvaccinated younger youngsters remained weak to its devastating impacts. The 12 months was 1961, and the virus was polio. (Washington Post)

If aliens are calling, let it go to voicemail: Receiving indicators from extraterrestrial civilizations might pose an existential danger. Actually. (Vox)

Remember to try our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Dr. Charles Strom, who has been advancing genetic testing for greater than 3 many years, pioneering DNA testing for felony forensics and paternity functions. He spent 16 years at Quest Diagnostics, as Medical Director for Genetic Testing, and dramatically expanded the vary of diagnostic assessments the corporate performs. At present, he’s CEO and Cofounder of Liquid Diagnostics.


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Supply: A Wealth of Common Sense


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