Ritholtz's Reads: Have Profits Peaked?

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 week comes to close, and we have you covered, with our organic, free range morning train reads:

  • Have profits peaked? (Fidelity)
  • May 1, 1975: The Day Wall Street Changed (Moneybeat)
  • Freedom, Tesla-Style: The company’s new home-based battery isn’t just nifty, it’s liberating (Slatesee also A solar future isn’t just likely -- it’s inevitable (Vox)
  • The days are long but the decades are short (Sam Altman)
  • WSJ Editorial Page Watch: The Slow-Growth Fed? (Brookingssee also Bernanke’s Latest Blog Post Takes a Brutal Shot at the WSJ (Bloomberg)
  • 18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People (Time)
  • Watch, Apple Watch (Daring Fireball)
  • The Best Way to Organize a Lifetime of Photos (WSJ)
  • The Ten Cars That Most Represent Their Country Of Origin (Jalopniksee also Re-Inventing the Wheels: Ford’s Greatest Car Gets a Do-Over (Bloomberg)
  • Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Deconstructs the Science of Songwriting (Medium)

Be sure to check out this weekend’s Master’s in Business interview with Anthony Scaramucci of SkyBridge Capital.

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net