10 Wednesday AM Read – Big picture

Morning in the middle of my week The train WFH reads:

A The Lords of Money poses a huge threat to the market When the central banks unexpectedly go in the opposite direction, be careful. (Wall Street Journal)

A How OXO has conquered the American kitchen The company diced, peeled, and salad-cut its way to the heart of America. Is it really that good? (Slate)

A SPACs are spotting. Desperate new conditions could send them into a death spiral. Bankers, lawyers and sponsors all say, “This time it’s different.” But it wasn’t. (Institutional Investors)

A First year of Amazon CEO Andy Jesse’s job: Bezos undoes additional expansion Among the worst spreads for financial performance in Amazon’s history, the company is working to reduce the exaggeration of an e-commerce operation that has been expanding at breakneck speeds for most of the new CEO Kovid-19 epidemic. (Wall Street Journal)

A How To Overcome A Chip Deficit And Buy A Car Without Cheating If you want to buy a car or truck, follow these expert tips to get a fair price. (Popular mechanics)

A The world’s bubble housing markets are flashing warning signs Global financial tightening is squeezing home buyers, adding to the risk that the recession could make waves through the economy. (Bloomberg)

A Jim Chanos: ‘We are in the golden age of fraud’ Short-seller bets against Tesla for being a bear in the bull market and why he thinks ‘problems are coming’ (Financial Times)

A Where did the long tail go? I find it difficult to say — because the long tail was sold to us as an economic law that would not only predict a more inclusive era of prosperity, but would also help creative people in particular. According to its proponents, Long Tail will revive our culture by expanding the scope of art and encouraging dreamers on the fringes of society. (Ted Geoia)

A A slow, frustrating attempt to vaccinate young children – against polio A highly effective vaccine dealt with a deadly virus and America was moving forward. Not only did the virus disappear, of course, and millions of immunized young children were at risk for its devastating effects. The year was 1961, and the virus was polio. (Washington Post)

A If the aliens call, let it go to voicemail: Receiving signals from extraterrestrial civilizations can create an existential risk. Really. (Vox)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Dr. Charles Strom, who has been advancing genetic testing for over 3 decades, conducting forensic DNA testing for criminal forensics and paternity appeal. He has spent 16 years at Quest Diagnostics, as medical director for genetic testing, and has dramatically expanded the company’s range of diagnostic tests. Currently, he is the CEO and co-founder of Liquid Diagnostics.

How long does it take for a bear to stock up on the market?

Source: A Wealth of Common Sense

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