Hot Reads: Beware the Cult of the Star Business Leader

Plus, crypto crisis is shrinking ETF assets in markets that embraced them.

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Cult of the Business Leader Is Dangerous (Financial Times) 

Disruptive C-suite storytellers’ shortcomings now being exposed. 


Crypto Crisis Shrinks ETF Assets in Market That Embraced Them (Bloomberg) 

Canada’s crypto ETFs decline to $1.22 billion. 


Hong Kong Firm Sets Sights on South Korea’s Retail ETF Market (Financial Times) 

CSOP Asset Management would become the first Chinese firm to step into the local ETF space. 


Leave Your Investments Alone in a Down Market (Think Advisor) 

“Don’t touch your investments at the bottom of a market,” says Louis Harvey, founder, CEO and president of financial services market research firm Dalbar. 


Black Friday Missing Door-Buster Deals (WSJ) 

“Door-busters scare people away,” says Marshal Cohen, chief industry adviser of market research firm NPD Group. 


Fed Officials Signal 50 BP December Rate Hike (P&I) 

"A substantial majority of participants judged that a slowing in the pace of increase would likely soon be appropriate," according to minutes from Nov. 1-2 gathering released Wednesday. 

Ron Day is Managing Editor at He joined the company in October 2022 and previously served as editor and deputy managing editor.

Ron covered business and financial news at Bloomberg News for 20 years, working on the breaking news, technology, commodities, headlines and First Word teams. He was previously senior editor at ESG news outlet Karma Impact and filled the same role at Boundless Impact. He also covered a variety of beats at New Jersey daily papers including the Daily Record in Parsippany, the North Jersey Herald & News and the Asbury Park Press. Ron's freelance work has been published in, and

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