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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 mug of strong brew, settle into your favorite easy-chair and get ready for our long-form weekend reading:

  • Roger Goodell’s Season From Hell (GQ)
  • Mac McQuown Is Reinventing the Corporate Bond. Is He Solving a Big Problem or Creating an Even Larger One? (Bloomberg)
  • Why Google Glass Broke (NY Times)
  • The Hack That Warmed the World: Europe’s carbon-trading market became a playground for gangsters, international crime syndicates and even two-bit crooks -- who stole hundreds of millions of dollars in pollution credits. (Foreign Policy)
  • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Tren Griffin (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Drone Pilot (Daily Dotsee also America’s 14th-Century Drone Policies (Slate)
  • Creator or Buyer: Who Really Owns the Art? (Art Law Journal)
  • Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science? (National Geographic)
  • The Megyn Kelly Moment (NY Timessee also Meet the Man Who Predicted Fox News, the Internet, Stephen Colbert and Reality TV (Salon)
  • The Beginner’s Field Guide to Dim Sum (Lucky Peach)

Be sure to check out this week's Masters in Business radio podcast with Westwood Capital’s Dan Alpert.

No, the U.S. economy isn’t about to fall into recession

Source: Deutsche Bank

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor on this story:
Alex Bruns at abruns@bloomberg.net