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TLV Industry: November 9, 2018

The best argument against democracy is a five minute 
conversation with the average voter
.”
- Winston Churchill
 
NEWS FROM OUR WORLD

Economy

Is apparel manufacturing returning to the US?
McKinsey thinks so. Bringing more jobs home.
 
Here comes the robot tax
It’s starting in Europe, expect it to grow and grow…

Climate change and the 75% problem
Bill Gates breaks down climate change.Leave oil in the ground? Makes little difference.
 
US is top dog once again
Can Trump keep it up?
 
BANKING
 
Is fintech darling Robinhood playing with fire?
Hot young finance firm probably needs to be careful.
 
Risky-deal land, here we are
Feds are easing rules on banks.
 
More on leveraged loans
Please, please, please don’t show up, Mr. Recession.
 
Europe lousy place for investment banking
Too much competition, not enough worthwhile business.
 
INVESTING
 
What’s an Opportunity Zone?
Big tech money knows.
 
Peter Theil is smoking!
He just made $12B on the ganja boom.
 
No blockchain or AI for me
US pensions and endowments prefer old school
 
Is too much passive investing setting up big problems?
Folks at JPMorgan think maybe so.
 
The pension gamble
State governments have led pensions into a big hole, with Wall Street’s help.
 
ALTERNATIVE ASSETS
 
Private equity controls democracy
Well, at least they control the voting machine market. Good or bad?
 
$300K a year for 22 year olds?
Private equity keeps “pushing the comp envelope.”
 
AUM set to hit $14T by 2023
How sweet it is for the alternative investing crowd.
 
Going against the model
A Blackstone vet with Goldman $$$ creates new real estate model.
 
THE C-SUITE
 
Break out your nerdy sweater, Mr. CEO
Alpha dog C-levels are out of vogue these days.
 
Get rid of the narcissists, too
Too many legal problems.
 
How PE is breaking down operational complexity
Probably need to take note, public company leaders.
 
Staying focused in the noisy office
HBR opines on the open office concept.
 
JUST FOR FUN
 
We may not know what we know
Recent fossil discoveries may change the earth and solar system story.
 
Whiskey, baby, whiskey
What to do with it.
 
Hitting a major league fast ball
How do you hit a 95 mph pitch?
 
Scuba diving’s 2018 photo winners
A sea spectacular.
 
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
 
TLV Careers: Finding Career Satisfaction
October 26, 2018
 
TLV Industry: Ray Dalio’s Secrets of Success
October 15, 2018
 
 


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