Ritholtz's Reads: Why Investing Is Hard
Good Saturday morn! Pour yourself some cold-brewed coffee, and luxuriate in these longer-form, weekend works of art:
• Why Is Investing So Hard? (ETF Reference)
• The California “Energy Miracle” (Priceonomics)
• Inside the Family Battle for the Newman’s Own Brand Name (Vanity Fair)
• California Has a Plan to End the Auto Industry as We Know It (Bloomberg)
• The Kansas Experiment: My uncle Gene is a state legislator in Topeka. This year, he and his fellow Republicans tried to do something pretty drastic with the state budget. And I got to watch the whole thing. (NYT Mag)
• The Man Who Found the Titanic Is Not Done Yet: Thirty years ago, Bob Ballard discovered the wreck of the Titanic. He could have stopped there. Yet today, at seventy-three, he remains the world’s most vigorous ocean explorer. (Popular Mechanics)
• That’s Not Funny! Today’s college students can’t seem to take a joke. (The Atlantic) see also The Hell You Say: The new battles over free speech are fierce, but who is censoring whom? (The New Yorker)
• We Do Abortions Here: Published in the October 1987 issue of Harper’s Magazine, “We Do Abortions Here” is a reflection on the experience of working as a registered nurse in an abortion clinic. (Harper’s Magazine)
• A Little Kelp From My Friends (Lucky Peach)
• ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape (NYT)
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