Ritholtz's Reads: A Market for Millennials

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. Pour yourself a strong cup of Joe and settle in for our longer-form weekend reads:

  • What Happened When Marissa Mayer Tried to Be Steve Jobs (NYT Magazine)
  • China Is Planning to Purge Foreign Technology and Replace With Homegrown Suppliers  (Bloomberg)
  • The Most Powerful Financial Regulators in the World  --  and They Never Asked for the Job (Medium)
  • Why the Oil Rout Has Spread --  Economists see benefits of cheaper oil. But before the Gain, Markets Feel the Pain (WSJ)
  • Can the Stock Market Save Millennials? ‘Depression babies’ must not run away from investing in stocks because it is their safest long-term bet, says Patrick O’Shaughnessy, the author of ‘Millennial Money’ (The Guardian)
  • Playing Chicken: Antibiotics made modern farming possible. By abusing them, we risk everything (The Walrus)
  • ‘Asteroids’ and the Dawn of the Gamer Age (Daily Beast)
  • The Problem with Music (The Baffler)
  • Livin’ Thing: An Oral History of ‘Boogie Nights’(Grantland)
  • Can You Survive the Navy SEAL Workout? (Outside)

 What’s up for the holiday weekend?

Source: Quartz

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