Ritholtz's Reads: Banks Ignored Lessons of the Crash

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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Pour yourself some dark brew and settle in for our weekend reads:

• How the banks ignored the lessons of the crash (The Guardian)

• Why Jack Dorsey Is Ready to Save Twitter (Re/code)

• Why Free Markets Make Fools of Us (New York Review of Books)

• The Network Effect: Reid Hoffman, and LinkedIn’s Plan for World Domination (New Yorker)

• The Decline of ‘Big Soda’: The drop in soda consumption represents the single largest change in the American diet in the last decade (The Upshot)

• Jeremy England: The Man Who May One-Up Darwin (Ozy)

• Lucy McKeon: The Meaning of Coincidence (Guernica)

• How Picasso the Sculptor Ruptured Art History (Vulture)

• The City-Sculpting Buildings of Chicago’s Biggest Architect (Wired)

• ‘Rocky Horror’ Is Doing the Time Warp, Forever (NYT)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ken Feinberg.

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