Ritholtz's Reads: The Super-Rich and the Demise of the Banner Ad

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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Where did this week go? It went by fast, unless you own a lot of gold, then it was painfully slow. My morning reads: 

  • Endowments Turn Skeptical Eye on Private Equity (Chief Investment Officer
  • The Advantage of Owning Gold Over U.S. Stocks Since 2008 Has Vanished (Irrelevant Investor) see also Gold Bulls Retreat With $1.3 Billion Pulled From Funds (Bloomberg
  • Harvard vs. Yale: Which Is the Best Investor? (WSJ
  • Odds Are Good That Friday’s Jobs Report Won’t Disappoint (Real Time Economics
  • The Super-Rich Are Just as Miserable as the Rest of Us, Worrying Too Much About Money (The Week
  • Sotheby’s and Giacometti’s Hundred-Million-Dollar “Chariot” (New Yorker
  • Dealing With the Mafia: How to Stop That Racket (The Economist
  • Microsoft Changes Tack, Making Its Office Suite Free on Mobile (NYT
  • The SEO Dominance of Zillow (Priceonomics
  • Fall of the Banner Ad: The Monster That Swallowed the Web (NYT

Tomorrow on Masters in Business, we have Dallas Mavericks owner and SharkTank star Mark Cuban! Be sure to tune in

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Source: The New York Times

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