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November 2019

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We are always looking for great insightful articles to share within our community. November was full of interesting, positive and negative topics. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.

Bloomberg: Professor Who Wrote Book on Drug Crime Is Accused of Money Laundering

A Miami professor who’s an expert on drug trafficking and organized crime was charged by the U.S. with laundering money from Venezuela, skimming more than $250,000 for himself.

Wired: Is Tesla’s Cybertruck Pickup for Real? Let’s Investigate

Elon Musk showed off a new vehicle. But the presentation lacked familiar Musk flourishes.

Marker: Retailers Are Now Making Stores A Lot More Like the Internet

A new startup is working with department stores to give them a ‘third wave’ retail boost.

Bloomberg: The World May Have a Bigger Problem Than a Potential Recession

The global economy is stuck in a rut that it won’t exit unless governments revolutionize policies and how they invest, rather than just hoping for a cyclical upswing, the OECD said.

Marker: What Economists Get Wrong About Choice

Sometimes behavior that may seem irrational is really rational choice in disguise.

Epsilon Theory: By Our Own Petard

Fiduciary standards, prudent man rules and client sensibilities compel us toward fervent pursuit of “alignment.” There’s just one little problem: we can never be aligned with our agents.

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