Ritholtz's 10 Thursday Reads: What to Believe on 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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And a nice morning to you:

  • How to Generate Predictable Income (Fidelity)
  • Trend Is Reshaping Industry, Eroding the Dominance of Wall Street: 'Indie' brokers walk the walk (WSJ)
  • U.S. Mortgage Collectors Gag Homeowners in Loan Deals (Reuters) see also We're at "Peak Anti-Homeownership" (Miller Samuel)
  • Lessons From 1929, America's Greatest Investment Tragedy (Motley Fool)
  • What Microsoft Doesn't Get About the Tablet Revolution (Vox) see also Microsoft's New Surface 3 Pro Makes the Case For a Bigger iPad (Quartz)
  • Beijing-Style Greenspan Put Losing Hold on Stock Market (Bloomberg)
  • Why Do People Persist in Believing Things That Just Aren't True? (New Yorker) see also How totally fake quotes spread across the Internet: A case study (Slate)
  • Steve Jobs' Rules for Public Relations (Slate)
  • What Came Before the Big Bang? (BoingBoing) see also New Telescopes Could Uncover a Wormhole in Our Own Galaxy (Engadget)
  • The Dos Equis Guy Has Nothing on the Inventor of the Banana Slicer (Slate)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net