Ritholtz's 10 Weekend Reads: Death of Pop, German Housing and the Techtopus

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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My longer-form reads to start your weekend:

• Indecision is sometimes the best way to decide (Aeon)
• Most Germans don't buy their homes, they rent. Here's why (Quartz)
• The Techtopus: How Silicon Valley's most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engineers' wages (Pando Daily)
• Swedroe: The Sad Truth About Hedge Funds (Index Universe)
• On Breaking One's Neck by Arnold Relman (New York Review of Books)
• The death of pop: don't blame it on the download (Spiked Online)
• Segregating Bitcoin's value systems (Dizzynomics)
• New Old Keynesianism (Crooked Timber)
• "Marriage promotion" is a destructive cargo cult (Interfluidity)
• How to Read A Book (Farnam Street)

What's up for the weekend?

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