Weekend reads: Fired for challenging authorship?; homeopathy paper earns a flag; sentenced to playing piano — for embezzling research funds

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PPG’s Horror Quarter Reveals The Nightmare Scenario For Q3 Earnings

Over the weekend, in his preview of Q3 earnings season, Goldman’s chief equity strategist said that whereas company earnings will most likely be stellar for yet another quarter, with 3Q EPS for the S&P500 growing by 21% Y/Y, what investors should focus on is company…

Fifth Bond Sale Pulled As Europe’s Junk Bond Market Cracks

Over the weekend, we laid out the latest analysis by BofA’s Barnaby Martin who showed that whereas US junk bonds remained at near record tight spreads despite mounting volatility across most other asset classes, the European junk bond bubble appears to have finally burst. Specifically,…

Weekend reads: Views on the “grievance studies” hoax; universities play “pass the harasser;” what next for NEJM?

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David Einhorn Unleashes On Elon Musk, Compares Tesla To Lehman

As we reported over the weekend, it was another bad quarter – and bad year – for David Einhorn’s Greenlight, who in his latest just released letter to investors writes that he had “another difficult quarter and lost an additional (9.1)%, bringing the Greenlight Capital…

Alex Jones – 2018-Sep-30, Sunday

Over the weekend, Alex Jones confronted a leftist anti-free speech event meant to slander Jones and President Trump, and was escorted out by police despite being physically attacked. Additionally, in a show of a growing crackdown against free association, rapper Kanye West’s quote about Jones and…

Weekend reads: Lessons from the downfall of Brian Wansink; “scientific terrorism” redux; why Cochrane booted a member

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Extensive Search For Missing 6-Year-Old Autistic Boy Continues; Now, His Parents Are Asking Desperately For Your Prayers And Help

In Gastonia, North Carolina, 6-year-old Maddox Ritch, vanished over the weekend after going to a local park with his father. DESPERATE SEARCH: The FBI has joined the search for 6-year-old Maddox Ritch, a little boy with autism missing in North Carolina, last seen with his…

Dershowitz Damns Ford’s “Outrageous” Demands: “Every Civil Libertarian Should Be Outraged…It’s Insane”

We suspect after this weekend that liberal, Democrat, Harvard Law School professor, and civil-libertarian Alan Dershowitz will be persona non grata among the establishment cognoscenti. Dershowitz did nothing to ingratiate himself with the ‘deep state’ when he proclaimed that there is no doubt that President…

Weekend reads: The study that never existed; turmoil at Cochrane; a plagiarist is appointed professor

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