Moore's Law and Hacker Philanthropy

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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I’m off to see if I can fix southern Europe, but before I go, our morning train reads:

  • Wealthy Families Have $4 Trillion Up for Grabs (Bloomberg)
  • The Worst Bear Market That Nobody Ever Talks About (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Fund Fees Predict Future Success or Failure (Morningstar), see also Corporate insiders send a bullish sign (USA Today)
  • Smart Beta Indexes Fall Short of Factor Investing (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Moore’s Law Running Out of Room, Tech Looks for a Successor (NYT)
  • Michael Lewis: The Book That Will Save Banking From Itself (Bloomberg View)
  • Quantifying the Changing Face of San Francisco (Priceonomics
  • The Republican Horse Race Is Over, and Journalism Lost (NYT), see also Why the media will lift Trump up and tear Clinton down (Vox)
  • Sean Parker: Hacker philanthropist (FT)
  • It’s Official: Japan Now has More Electric Car Charging Spots than Gas Stations* (Transport Evolved), see also Tesla Model X P90D Review: Are You Ready for an Electric Lifestyle? (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Charles Rotblut of the American Association of Individual Investors.

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