Ritholtz's Reads: Airbnb's Internet Revolution

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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A mere three-day weekend will not prevent our morning reads from their daily route:

  • 4 percent unemployment might be the new 5 percent unemployment (WaPobut see The New Jobs Numbers Are Weaker Than They Look (NYT)
  • 9 myths about the Greek crisis (Politico)
  • A Venture Capital Giant Says: Bubble? What Bubble? (Dealbook)
  • Things That Matter (Certifiable Planner)
  • Bitcoin Is Unsustainable (Vice/Motherboard)
  • A Comprehensive List of Everyone Trying to Sever Ties With Donald Trump (Gawker)
  • Another Opportunity to Test Who is Right About the Economy (Washington Monthly)
  • Airbnb and the Internet Revolution (Stratechery)
  • One mind-blowing chart shows why the Supreme Court took on gerrymandering (WonkBlogsee also Majorities back Court rulings on marriage, ACA (CNN)
  • You Might Never Love Exercise (But Do it Anyway) (Lifehacker)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Omega Advisor’s Leon Cooperman.

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