Ritholtz's Reads: Apps, Cars and Drug Prices

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 wasn’t too bad of a week. Finish it right with our morning train reads:

  • Resisting Change? (Tim Duy’s Fed Watch)
  • “This is a very tough time to be a value investor” (Bloomberg), but see Now is the Time for Value to Outperform Growth (Advisor Perspectives)
  • Taking the Guesswork Out of Private Equity Fees (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Shkreli Was Right: Everyone’s Hiking Drug Prices (Bloomberg)
  • Apple’s apps need work: Complexity, feature gaps, and bugs have crept in (The Verge), see also Apple hired the hackers who created the first Mac firmware virus (Business Insider)
  • This Company Runs Warehouses. That's It. How’d It Become One of America’s Leaders in Solar? (Slate)
  • The Great GOP Realignment (Bloomberg), see also Why are Americans so angry? (BBC)
  • You won’t be happiest until you turn 65 years old (Quartz)
  • With NFL Rams gone, St. Louis still stuck with stadium debt (Reuters)
  • Ten Cars That Were Painfully Far Ahead Of The Curve (Jalopnik), but see Ten Modern Car ‘Inventions’ You Thought Were New but Are Not (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist Ethan Harris.

Computer-Driven Hedge Fund Returns Have Been Strong

Source: WSJ

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