Ritholtz's 10 Thursday Reads: Investing, Magic and Internet Love

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. My morning train reading:

• How Wall Street makes a good investment bad: High fees (USA Today)
• Albert Edwards: My Pick For Fed Chair Would've Been Basketball Legend Magic Johnson (Business Insider), see also Albert Edwards and Dylan Grice (Advisor Perspectives)
• Energy is gradually decoupling from economic growth (FT Alphaville)
• The new GE: Google, everywhere (Economist)
• How to Get Rich, Feel Rich, and Stay Rich (Motley Fool)
• New Generation Gap? Most young Americans say Snowden has served the public interest (Pew Research)
• An FT Cash two-fer:
.....-Pressure mounts for corporates' cash piles to be put to work (FT)
.....-Huge cash pile puts recovery in hands of the few (FT)
• How a Math Genius Hacked OkCupid to Find True Love (Wired)
• U.S. Offshore Wind Farm, Made in Europe (NY Times), but see Europe, Facing Economic Pain, May Ease Climate Rules (NY Times)
• Why Do So Many Romcoms Use Songs By The Cure? (The Awl)

What are you reading?

Earnings and Revenue Beat Rates Decent So Far

Source: Bespoke Investment Group

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