Ritholtz's Reads: Robo-Advisers and 3-D Printers

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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Back in the saddle after our West Coast trip. It's morning, and I'm actually looking forward to enjoying the latest batch of reads on the train:

  • Active fund managers find their voice (FT)
  • The Mystery of America’s Missing Capital Investment (Bloomberg)
  • Global Currencies Soar, Defying Central Bankers (WSJ), but see The Fed is crushing the dollar — and that’s great for stocks (MarketWatch)
  • Has Minimum Wage Knifed Seattle Restaurant Jobs? New Data Say No (Investor’s Business Daily)
  • Robots are better investors than people (FT), but see Vanguard Research Quantifies the Value of Advice (Vanguard)
  • Is Everything You Think You Know Wrong? (NeuroLogica)
  • Unmasking Startup L. Jackson, Silicon Valley’s Favorite Twitter Persona (Bloomberg)
  • 3-D Printers, Now Cheaper, Take On Toys (WSJ)
  • "In 2014, legal marijuana was the fastest-growing industry in the United States." (Christian Science Monitorsee also The Art of Marketing Marijuana (Atlantic)
  • Stand To Work If You Like, But Don’t Brag About The Benefits (NPR)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Vanity Fair’s Bethany McLean, co-author of "The Smartest Guys in the Room: The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron."

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