My afternoon train reading:
• U.S. and European stocks surged, with the S&P 500 closing at a record high. (WSJ) but see On Fifth birthday, aging bull market may tire easily (WSJ)
• How five years of rock-bottom interest rates have changed Britain (The Guardian)
• A Semi-Defense of the Efficient-Market Hypothesis (Bloomberg View)
• Insurers will destroy themselves to nudge us into robot utopia (FT Alphaville)
• Highest Minimum-Wage State Washington Beats U.S. Job Growth (Bloomberg)
• Where Have All the Lobbyists Gone? (The Nation)
• Minimum wage hike would cut food stamp spending (Washington Post)
• 95% of bank ATMs face Windows XP security deadline (CNN Money) see also Microsoft’s Nadella Manages Legacy of Ballmer-Board Split (Businessweek)
• Are you using the wrong computer mouse? (WSJ)
• 2015 Mercedes S-Class Coupe leans into the good life (AutoBlog) see also Lamborghini Huracan Spearheads Supercar Assault in Geneva (Bloomberg)
What are you reading?
Silent Majority Is Actually Vocal Minority
Category: Financial Press
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