Ritholtz's Reads: The Shake Shack Economy

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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My morning “Snowpacalypse Not” cancelled-trains-can’t-get-into-the-office-even-if-I-wanted-to AM reads:

  • As Commodities Fall, Some Investors See Reasons to Buy (WSJ)
  • Technology and Finance: Drivers of a Profit Margin Explosion (Philosophical Economics)
  • Asia’s Richest Man Has Seen the Future and It’s in Europe (Bloomberg)
  • Vanguard’s funds reach new heights (Investment News)
  • The Shake Shack Economy (New Yorker)
  • The Shrinking American Middle Class (Upshot)
  • Yahoo Was the GE of the Internet (Re/Code)
  • The Shape of the App Store (Metakitesee also Microsoft, Apple, and Disappointment (Shape Of)
  • Politicians are supporting Comcast’s TWC merger with letters ghostwritten by Comcast (Verge)
  • It’s official: Twitter loves #weed (Wonkblog)

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As Commodities Fall, Some Investors See Reasons to Buy


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