Ritholtz's Reads: Goldman Sachs, Tech-Investing Powerhouse

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 morn. Pour yourself a cup of strong black coffee, and settle in for a longer form, weekend reads:

• Goldman in Ventureland: The inside story of how—and why—Goldman Sachs became a tech-investing powerhouse (Bloomberg)

• Will Advances in Technology Create a Jobless Future? (MIT Technology Review)

• Emerging markets: Redrawing the world map (FT)

• Inside the sad, expensive failure of Google+ (Mashable)

• How baseball’s tech team built the future of television (The Verge)

• The Friedrich Hayek I knew, and what he got right – and wrong (New Statesman)

• How corn made its way into just about everything we eat (WonkBlog)

• How I Gave Up Alternating Current (Mostly Harmless)

• The True Story of an Ex-Cop’s War on Lie Detectors (Bloomberg)

• Billy Beane on Making Better Decisions and Avoiding Biases (Farnam Street)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with author and advisor’s advisor Nick Murray. 

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Source: WSJ

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