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Weekend Reads: Mortgage Rates Hit Seven-Year High, and $17B in Gold inside a Ship! Weekend Reads

Here are the best collection of articles and news just for you.

Grab a cup of cappuccino and have a nice weekend.


  • How Not to Negotiate a $6.1 Billion Deal (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
    The Xerox-Fujifilm formula: 1. Tell CEO he’s fired. 2. Have him arrange sale of company. 3. Hope Carl Icahn doesn’t find out.
  • Mortgage Rates Hit Seven-Year High as Ultracheap Era Ends (WSJ) – A strong economy and inflation concerns helped push up home-loan rates.
  • Every cryptocurrency’s nightmare scenario is happening to Bitcoin Gold (Quartz)


  • The Rich Get the Most Out of College (Bloomberg)
    Well-off white men make connections that help them get ahead of their classmates.
  • China Couldn’t Keep Growing Like Mad Forever (Bloomberg)
    Scarcity, not abundance, will define the nation’s future.

Personal Growth

  • Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself (NY Times)
    Self-criticism can take a toll on our minds and bodies. It’s time to ease up.
  • How Living Abroad Helps You Develop a Clearer Sense of Self (HBR)



  • Finally Found: Spanish Ship That Sank With $17B in Gold (NBC)
    The exact location of the wreck of the San Jose, often called the “holy grail of shipwrecks,” was long considered one of history’s enduring maritime mysteries
  • A NASA photographer caught the perfect SpaceX launch shot. Then his camera melted (Quartz)
  • Uber’s semi-autonomous car detected the pedestrian six seconds before the fatal crash, a federal agency says
    The National Traffic Safety Board said Uber’s system depends on the driver to brake in emergencies. (Recode)
  • Surviving Prison as a Wall Street Convict (Institutional Investor)

It’s easy to make a buck. It’s a lot tougher to make a difference.
– Tom Brokaw

Weekend reads: The best News and Articles just for you.

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