Ritholtz's Reads: LeBron James, Warren Buffett and the Mighty Dollar

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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I'm back in the saddle after a day off the grid. We're bringing you today's reads from an undisclosed location:

  • Europe Crisis Is Resistant to Medicine of Low Rates (NY Times) see also Dollar Is a Winner as Policies Shift (WSJ)
  • LeBron James: The Next Warren Buffett? (Motley Fool)
  • Is the Aggregate Index Too Heavy in Treasuries? (Morningstar) but see Cats and Dogs Living Together? Bonds and Stocks Both Rising (MoneyBeat)
  • Pimco's Flagship Fund Shrinks Again (WSJ)
  • 6 Reasons Samsung Should Fear the iPhone 6 (Bloomberg)
  • Amnesty International: Islamic State Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing (LA Times)
  • Dropping Science: 'XKCD' Cartoonist Randall Munroe on His New Book (Rolling Stone)
  • Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls (Popular Science)
  • Scientists: The American Southwest Faces a 'Megadrought' (Modern Farmer) see also Dramatic Photos of California's Historic Drought (The Atlantic)
  • High Times at High Times: 40 Years Old, the Publisher Branches Out Into Partnerships and Even a Private Equity Fund (Washington Post)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net