Ritholtz's Reads: VC Big Bird

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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Welcome to midweek -- keep powering through with our morning train reads:

  • Even God Would Get Fired as an Active Investor (Alpha Architect)
  • Larry Fink Wants Companies to Talk More About the Future (Bloomberg View)
  • When Diversification Works (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Not So Great Expectations for Japan (strategy+business)
  • How Obama wants to change retirement planning (CS Monitor)
  • Why Hundreds of Nearly Identical Bankruptcy Claims Yielded Vastly Different Results in the Aftermath of the Housing Bubble (Bloomberg), see also Remember ‘Liar Loans’? Wall Street Pushes a Twist on the Crisis-Era Mortgage (WSJ)
  • VC Big Bird: Sesame Launches a Venture Arm to Invest in Startups That Help Kids (Fast Company)
  • Apple’s Broken Narrative (Above Avalon)
  • It’s Time to Wipe Mosquitoes Off the Face of the Earth (Slate)
  • NASA – Defending Earth (NeuroLogica)

What are you reading?

Hard to Revive

Source: WSJ

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