Ritholtz's Reads: Lessons of Losing $200 Million

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 a tall glass of strong brew, and settle in for our long-form weekend reads:

• What I Learned from Losing $200 Million (Nautilus

• Here’s Why the University of California Is Getting Into the Venture Capital Business (Re/code

• 2015: Apple’s year in beta Everything needs more focus and more time (Verge

• The Man Who Tried to Redeem the World with Logic (Nautilus

• For the Wealthiest, a Private Tax System That Saves Them Billions (NYTsee also Paulson Leads Funds to Bermuda Tax Dodge Aiding Billionaires (Bloomberg

• The Siege of Miami: As temperatures climb, so, too, will sea levels. (New Yorker

• Devils, Deals and the DEA: Why Chapo Guzman was the biggest winner in the DEA’s longest running drug cartel case (ProPublica

• Donald Trump’s Six Stages Of Doom (FiveThirtyEight

• Going back home: life as a reverse immigrant (Wilson Quarterly

 Tracking the flows

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