Ritholtz's Reads: It's Apple Day!

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 have been an Apple fanboy since my Mac Classic (circa 1990). But if you give up a week of vacation days to wait in line to buy the new iPhone 6, you are something else. Oh, and reads:

  • Five Things to Expect From Apple's Big Event (The Verge) see also Prelude to Today's iPhone Apple Event (Daring Fireball)
  • Corporate Deadbeats: How Companies Get Rich Off of Taxes (Newsweek)
  • The CAPE Ratio Doesn't Work (MFR)
  • Rosie: Why the Holy Grail of Escape Velocity Still Eludes the Global Economy (Financial Post)
  • How Are American Families Doing? A Guided Tour of Our Financial Well-Being (The Upshot) see also Why More Renters Aren't Buying (Hint: Weak Incomes, Savings) (Real Time Economics)
  • Multinational's Commercial Office Investment in Asia Increases (World Property Channel)
  • Milky Way Is on the Outskirts of 'Immeasurable Heaven' Supercluster (The Guardian) see also Earth's New Address: 'Solar System, Milky Way, Laniakea' (Nature)
  • There May Be no Such Thing as a Free Lunch -- Not Even at Google or Facebook (WonkBlog)
  • Why Amazon Has No Profits (And Why It Works) (Benedict Evans)
  • What Is the Blue Light From Our Screens Really Doing to Our Eyes? (GigaOm) see also Dry, Scratchy Eyes? Staring at Screens Is Driving This Trend (NPR)

What are you reading?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net