Ritholtz's Reads: Tripping Over Gold

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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Here are my reads for your morning train ride:

  • The significant problem in small cap (FT Alphaville)
  • The Gold Standard Was an Accident of History (Macro and Other Market Musings)
  • U.S. foreign-exchange trading drops nearly 20 percent (WSJ)
  • If You Want to Be Rich and Powerful, Majoring in STEM Is a Good Place to Start (Quartz)
  • The Changing Structure of the VC Industry (Medium)
  • We Are One Step Closer to a New Generation of Cheaper Drugs (WonkBlog)
  • With Microsoft in Sights, China Starts to Squeeze U.S. Tech Companies (NY Times)
  • What If All the Ice On Earth Melted? (Buzzfeed)
  • A Major Revolution in the Book Industry Is Letting Novelists Make a Living (Business Insider)
  • What is Americans' Favorite Global Cuisine? (FiveThirtyEight)

What are you reading?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net