Ritholtz's Reads: What They Don't Teach in Business School

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 Thursday morning. Our morning train reads, brewed fresh for your enjoyment:

• The Stanford Endowment Experiment: What went wrong at the world’s most innovative university. (Chief Investment Officer

• Treasury Bills Sold at Zero Percent Interest Top $1 Trillion (WSJ

• Why fund houses couldn’t give a fig about poor performance (Evidence-Based Investor

• The First Cancer ETF Tracks the Hottest Area of Biotech (Bloomberg

• Advisers Are Pitching Direct Lending As An Asset Class (Climateer Investingsee e.g., How to Smartly Invest in Shadow Banking (Barron’s

• What They Don’t Teach You in Business School (A Wealth of Common Sense

• Here Come the Republican Moderates: In a rare move, rank-and-file GOP lawmakers have joined with Democrats to force a vote on legislation reviving the Export-Import Bank. (The Atlanticbut see This astonishing chart shows how moderate Republicans are an endangered species (Wonkblog

• The 129 finance people you have to follow on Twitter (Business Insider

• Did Astronomers Find Evidence of an Alien Civilization? Probably Not. But Still Cool (Slatesee also The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy (The Atlantic

• ‘Bloom County’ And Opus The Penguin Return After A 25-Year Hiatus (NPR)

What are you reading?

Moderates Republicans, Endangered Species

Source: Wonkblog

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