Ritholtz's 10 Weekend Reads: Trading Monsters and Robots

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 Saturday morning -- it looks to be a nice one, too. Before you go enjoy this gorgeous spring weather, here are some longer-form pieces for your enjoyment:

  • The Taming of the Trading Monster (or, the fund formerly known as SAC) (NY Mag)
  • The Popes of Silicon Valley: How Greylock Partners Finds the Next Facebook (Newsweek)
  • How to Watch the World Cup Like a True Soccer Nerd (Grantland)
  • Jimmy Iovine: The Man With the Magic Ears (Rolling Stone)
  • Scenes From D-Day, Then and Now (The Atlantic) see also Robert Capa's Longest Day (Vanity Fair)
  • The Robots Running This Way (MIT Technology Review)
  • If everyone's an idiot, guess who's the jerk? (Aeon)
  • Forget CSI: A Disaster Is Happening in America's Crime Labs (Business Insider)
  • Guardian at the Gate: The Guardian, financed through a trust created by its owners in the Thirties may well be the best-funded newspaper in the world (GQ)
  • Miami Gardens Is Suspect City: Florida city's 'stop & frisk' policy detains 56,922 people -- with not a single arrest (Fusion)

Where are the fish biting?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net