Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: The Future of the Internet

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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Did I mention it's Friday?

  • Solar Power Burns Old Utilities' Business Models (Daily Beast) see also Challenges Lie Ahead for North American Oil Production (NY Times)
  • How the FCC Plans to Save the Internet by Destroying It: An Explainer (Medium)
  • If a Bubble Bursts in Palo Alto, Does It Make a Sound? (NY Times) see also Einhorn Has It Wrong (Alpha Baskets)
  • Foreclosure errors top rate reported by regulators when they ended their review (WSJ) see also Is Capitalism Driving Itself Out of Business? (Fortune)
  • GE-Alstom Set to Test Immelt After EU Wrecked Welch's Plans (Bloomberg)
  • How Taxpayers Are Subsidizing CEO Pay (The Buzz)
  • The Price of New Homes Is Surging -- in Part Because Houses Are Getting Bigger (WonkBlog) see also Hamptons Home Sales Surge as Wall Street Fuels Price Gain (Bloomberg)
  • Digital Mapping May Be Nokia's Hidden Jewel (NY Times)
  • Flight Delayed? Your Pilot Really Can Make Up the Time in the Air (FiveThirtyEight)
  • Don't Give Up on the iPad (stratechery)

What's up for the weekend?

We're on track for 4°C of global warming -- and 2°C is increasingly unlikely

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