Ritholtz's Reads: Janet Yellen Reinvents Economics

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 strong brewed java, and settle in for our long-form weekend reads:

• Defining Your Investment Philosophy (AAII

• Janet Yellen’s Quiet Revolution: Trump says she’s a political stooge. Actually, she’s reinventing our understanding of economics. (Politico

• Can Airlines Make Money? (Priceonomics

• China’s Money Exodus: Here’s how the Chinese send billions abroad to buy homes (Bloomberg

• How to Build a Search Engine for Mathematics (Nautilus

• How $100 million in cuts created chaos in Florida’s mental hospitals (TampaBay.com

• Confessions of a Paywall Journalist: Thanks to a booming trade press, lobbyists and other insiders know what’s happening in government. The rest of the country, not so much. (Washington Monthly

• Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice (Dealbook

• How 1994 Explains 2016: The year that stunned Jeb, battered Hillary and changed politics as we know it. (Politicosee also How Richard Nixon Created Hillary Clinton (Bloomberg

• Hundreds of officers lose licenses over sex misconduct (AP)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jeff Maggioncalda of Financial Engines.  

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Source: Wall Street Journal

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