Ritholtz's 10 Weekend Reads: Colombia's Hippo Problem

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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My longer-form reading for the holiday weekend:

  • Citizen Bezos (NY Review of Books)
  • Stash Pad: New York real-estate is now the premier destination for wealthy foreigners with money to hide (NY Mag)
  • Everything You Need to Know About Facebook's Controversial Emotion Experiment (Wired)
  • The Incapable Soothsayers (Statistical Ideas)
  • The Power of Two (The Atlantic)
  • How the 'PayPal Mafia' Redefined Success in Silicon Valley (Tech Republic)
  • The Myth of America's Golden Age (Politico)
  • Monopoly (Pieria)
  • The Growing Problem of Pablo Escobar's Hippos (BBC)
  • The Battle for Iran, 1953: Re-Release of CIA Internal History Spotlights New Details About Anti-Mosaddeq Coup (National Security Archive)

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