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Weekend Reads: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm, Dating Apps and How to Control 1.4 Billion People

The Saturday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure.

Grab a cup of cappuccino and have a nice day.


  • How to Avoid a Retirement Disaster (Bloomberg)
  • Getting Smart On ETFs (ETF)
  • Bond-Market Bears Are Everywhere (Bloomberg)
  • Passive Investment and Exchange Traded Funds (GrowtoRetire)
  • A Look at WeWork’s Books: Revenue Is Doubling but Losses Are Mounting (WSJ)
  • The Myth That Markets Get Prices Right Won’t Die (Bloomberg)


  • Engineers Are Leaving Trump’s America for the Canadian Dream (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Being Short and Right Can Be Bad (Bloomberg View) – Also shipping blockchains, crypto regulation, whistle-blowers, inadvertent wires, and surveillance.
  • Warren Buffett Better Sell a Lot of Ketchup Fast (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • ‘My Generation Is Never Going to Have That’ (Politico)


  • You could be flirting on dating apps with paid impersonators (Quartz)
  • 3 Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed but Are Worth Buying (NY Times)

World News

  • North Korea’s Secret Weapon: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm (Bloomberg View)
  • 36 Hours in Copenhagen – In the design-savvy, food-obsessed Danish capital, the only problem for travelers is keeping up with all that is new. (NY Times)
  • How Do You Control 1.4 Billion People? (The New Republic)
  • Noninvasive spinal stimulation method enables paralyzed people to regain use of hands, study finds (Newsroom.UCLA)

Personal Growth

  • How to disagree well: 7 of the best and worst ways to argue (Big Think)

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