We are halfway to the three-day weekend, here are some delightful morning train reads to kick off your day:

  • A Case for Stocks Now (Fidelity) see also 2000.02 (Reformed Broker)
  • 38 Maps That Explain the Global Economy (Vox)
  • The Hidden History of the S&P 500 (Millennial Invest)
  • Why a Slowdown in Housing Prices Is Great News (The Upshot) see also How Home Prices Have Slowed Down, in Five Charts (Real Time Economics)
  • Wolf: The Mess That Is 'Shareholder Value Maximization' (FT)
  • The New Editors of the Internet (The Atlantic)
  • This Is Uber’s Playbook for Sabotaging Lyft (The Verge) see also Operation SLOG is Uber’s Aggressive Plan to Take Out Its Competition (Slate)
  • Nearly Every Founding Fathers’ Quote Shared By Congressional Candidates Is Fake (Buzzfeed)
  • Top 11 Funniest Papers in the History of Economics (250 Words)
  • The Star That Exploded at the Dawn of Time (Science Magazine)

What are you reading?

A Case for Stocks Now

Source: Fidelity
Source: Fidelity

To contact the author of this article: Barry Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this article: Alex Bruns at abruns@bloomberg.net.