Ritholtz's 10 Thursday Reads: Hackers, Investors and Nest Eggs

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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Good morning. Here is what I am reading today:

• Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal Their Best Investment Ideas For The Next Decade (Business Insider), see also Squish puny humans, investment theme du jour (FT Alphaville)
• After Crisis, Iceland Holds a Tight Grip on Its Banks (DealBook)
• Albert Edwards's Gloomy Tone Shifts to Top Gear (MoneyBeat), but see "New All-Time Highs" (Reformed Broker)
• When Will Corporate Profit Margins Contract? (Pragmatic Capitalism)
• The behavioral economics behind Americans' paltry nest eggs (Quartz)
• The Financial Fire Next Time (Project Syndicate)
• How a free email newsletter turned a computer programmer into a Newsweek columnist (Nieman Lab)
• Hackers, Makers, and the Next Industrial Revolution (New Yorker), but see NSA Has Implanted Surveillance Software In 100,000 Computers (Talking Points Memo)
• Americans spent $32.4 billion in 2012 on sleep-related aids (WSJ)
• Encouraging Economic Report Reveals More Americans Delusional Enough To Start Their Own Business (The Onion)

What are you reading?

NASDAQ Breaks Out; S&P, Dow Still Trying

Source: Bespoke Investment Group

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net