Ritholtz's Reads: Companies Make Workers Save More

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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That was a fun week! Here are my hand-curated morning train reads:

• Companies to Workers: Start Saving More—Or We’ll Do It for You (WSJ)

• Where are the pension fund heroes? Even with perfect hindsight hedge funds still disappoint (FT)

• In Search of the Science in Economics (Bloomberg View)

• When Evidence Fails (Wealth of Common Sense)

• If nearly 40% of Americans aren’t working, what are they doing? (Quartz)

• Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) (Mediumsee also Jack Dorsey’s jargon-free firing memo, edited to remove the jargon (Quartz)

• How The Apprentice Explains Donald Trump’s Campaign (Bloomberg Politics)

• A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you a happier person (Business Insider)

• Isis Inc.: how oil fuels the jihadi terrorists (FTsee also Iraq and Afghanistan Have Officially Become Vietnam 2.0 (Bill Moyers)

• Coffee Talk: How It Stacks Up Against Water (WSJ)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jeremy Siegel professor at University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and author "Stocks for the Long Run."  

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