Ritholtz's Reads: Norway's Most Radical Billionaire

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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The weekend is here! Pour yourself a steaming hot mug of Jamaican Blue Mountain, and enjoy our longer form reads:

  • China’s Plan for Winning the Currency Wars (Bloomberg View)
  • Can hipsters save the world? (The Guardian)
  • The crazy, true-life adventures of Norway’s most radical billionaire (Fortune)
  • Anatomy of a Hack: A step-by-step account of an overnight digital heist (The Vergesee also Meet the Dogged Researchers Who Try to Unmask Haters Online (MIT Technology Review)
  • Can SiriusXM Survive Without Howard Stern? (Bloomberg)
  • iSpy: The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple’s Secrets (The Intercept)
  • Does Lady Luck exist or do you make your own? (Aeon)
  • The Invention That Could End Obesity (Buzzfeed)
  • A Letter From Black America: Yes, we fear the police. Here’s why. (Politico)
  • Why Your Brain Hates Slowpokes (Nautilussee also Who’s to blame for the digital time deficit? (Aeon)

Be sure to check out this week’s Masters in Business with Brad Katsuyama of IEX, the RBC trader who ended up being the lead character in Flash Boys.

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net