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I hope you're enjoying your holiday weekend. If you're in New York, come join me on Tuesday on the Upper West Side when I'll be talking to Joe Stiglitz about his new book. If you want a taste of what the book's about, check out Stiglitz's op-ed in the NYT this weekend.

Also, it's my birthday today! If you want to get me a present, just tell your friends about this newsletter, and get them to subscribe. And/or, send me buildings, especially if you have good horizontal photos of them I can use.

Elsewhere: SoFi has forced investors into its own proprietary mutual funds, even when doing so creates substantial taxable short-term capital gains. Same-sex borrowers are discriminated against in the mortgage market, despite being better risks. Money magazine is going out of print. The Brexit Party is popular. The rise of scooters.

Editor's note: The first story was corrected to show the location of Boeing's Dreamliner factor in South Carolina (not North Carolina) and the fourth story was corrected to show Eric Yuan is one of the first Chinese CEOs of a major U.S. publicly-listed corporation (not the first).