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A roundup on Richard Thaler, the U Chicago professor named Monday as the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in economics for his groundbreaking work in behavioral economics (and the consistently irrational human nature) – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and MarketWatch and Marketplace

GM appears to be using acquisitions to make good on its autonomous car plans. Yesterday, GM announced that it brought Strobe—a three-year-old company specializing in laser-imaging technology used in self-driving cars—into the fold for an undisclosed sum – NYTimes

Nelson’s opening up fronts all over the place these days.  And he and his Trian crew can notch one in the win column with it comes to GE, which on Monday named Trian’s co-founder Ed Garden to its board as part of John Flannery’s continued shakeup – WSJ

More on the trouble facing John Cryan at Deutsche Bank—not just the internal struggle with Board chair Paul Achleitner over HNA but also the still-slow results of Cryan’s latest turnaround plan – Bloomberg

Law360 on a potentially seismic shift toward statutory damages for victims of data breaches that could be one of the lasting side effects of the recent Equifax breach – Law360

Honeywell will spin off its home and transportation businesses into two separate companies as part of a reorganization plan launched by new CEO Darius Adamczyk. The move echoes similar streamlining by old-guard American conglomerates like GE – WSJ

Boomers?  Please.  GenXers? Hah. The Journal says the 26-year-old millennial (with all of those life-defining moments just around the corner) is now square in retailers’ sights – WSJ

There’s a bit of wind-up here, but stick with it as this German medieval reenactor explains how non-fixed-sole shoes meant that Middle Ages Europeans walked very differently than the majority of us do these days – RolandWarzecha

Or, you know, just watch Star Wars – Lucasfilm

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