My afternoon train reading:
• Is This a Bubble? (WSJ) see also Actually, Economists Can Predict Financial Crises (Bloomberg)
• Wealthy nations pledged billions to help the poor adapt to climate change. So where did it go? (Washington Post)
• Cutting Finance Down To Size (Slate)
• Treasury Arm Gets Earful From Asset Managers (WSJ) see also The Brain Drain From Finance (Points and Figures)
• Lunch with the FT: Henry Blodget (FT) see also Blodget, Grilled: Former Analyst Turned Journalist/CEO Reveals All In Dramatic Interview (Business Insider)
• Why No Bankers Go to Jail (Bloomberg)
• Japan Pitches Americans on Its Maglev Train (NY Times) see also Burkhard Bilger: Inside Google’s Driverless Car (New Yorker)
• The myths of Obamacare’s ‘failure’ (LA Times) see also Wonkbook: Change is painful. But the health-care status quo is a complete disaster. (Washington Post)
• Slate’s Complete Guide to Winning The Price Is Right—Without Knowing Any Prices (Slate)
• Why Did Snapchat Turn Down Three Billion Dollars? (New Yorker)
What are you reading?
The Future Requires (Better) Batteries
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