Ritholtz's Reads: Only the Good Die Young

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. Before you head out to enjoy the weekend, try perusing some of our dry-aged, longer-form reads:

  • Farmaceuticals: The Drugs Fed to Farm Animals (Reuters)
  • Madrick: Stuck on Inflation (NY Review of Books)
  • One Bank's Cost Is Another Firm's Revenue (Medium)
  • 40 Kilometers: Thinking About the Data Rich World (Om Malik)
  • The Click Clique: How Dallas's Amber Venz Transformed a Stylish Group of Young Bloggers Into a Powerful Force in the World of Fashion -- And Made Them Rich Along the Way (Texas Monthly)
  • How Mathematics Can Make Epidemics History (Aeon)
  • Together We Make Football: On the NFL's Dark, Intractable History of Domestic Violence (Grantland) see also Giving Up on Goodell: How the NFL Lost the Trust of Its Most Loyal Reporters. (Slate)
  • Conservative Experiment Faces Revolt in Reliably Red Kansas (NYT)
  • Why I Hope to Die at 75: Society and Families -- And You —Will Be Better Off If Nature Takes Its Course Swiftly and Promptly (The Atlantic)
  • Cary Elwes, aka Westley, Shares Inconceivable Tales From the Making of 'The Princess Bride' (Daily Beast)

What's up for the weekend?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net