Ritholtz's Reads: The Rise and Fall of Subway

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 double espresso, and settle in for our longer form weekend reads:

  • What is code? If you don’t know, you need to read this (Bloomberg)
  • The Secret History of SEAL Team 6: Quiet Killings and Blurred Lines (NYT)
  • The Dating Business: Love on the Rocks (WSJ)
  • The Story of How In-N-Out Made it Big Will Make You Love it Even More (Micsee also The rise and fall of Subway, the world’s biggest food chain (Washington Post)
  • The Examined Lie: A meditation on memory (American Scholar)
  • Growing Body of Law Allows Prosecution of Foreign Citizens on U.S. Soil (NYT)
  • Mastermind: The evil genius behind the migrant crisis (Newsweek)
  • The Agency: From a nondescript office building in St. Petersburg, Russia, an army of well-paid “trolls” has tried to wreak havoc all around the Internet -- and in real-life American communities. (NYT Mag)
  • The Complete History Of The NBA (fivethirtyeight)
  • Studies link childhood lead exposure, violent crime (Chicago Tribunesee also When Bail Is Out of Defendant’s Reach, Other Costs Mount (NYT)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with the father of Behavioral Economics, University of Chicago Professor Richard Thaler.

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