Ritholtz's Reads: The Koch Brothers and Adele

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 French roast coffee and settle into your favorite chair for our longer form weekend reads:

  • Why Don’t People Manage Debt Better? (Scientific American)
  • The Death Of Expertise (Federalist)
  • How AQR’s Liquid Alternative Funds Are Outperforming Competitors (Barron's), see also Tracking the Hedge Fund Pack (Barron's)
  • Built Up by Oil Boom, North Dakota Now Has an Emptier Feeling (NYT)
  • Behavioral Biases: What Is the Weakest Link in the Investment Profession? (CFA Institute)
  • Twitter’s missing manual (Fuzzy Notepad)
  • Meet the Robin Hood (or Pirate Bay) of Science (Big Think)
  • The Koch Brothers’ New Brand (New York Review of Books), see also Charles Koch: This is the one issue where Bernie Sanders is right (Washington Post)
  • Adele: The full story (BBC)
  • The Making Of “Homer At The Bat” (Deadspin)

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 Source: WSJ

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