Life Lessons, Predictions, Gravity and 'Hamilton'

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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Finish the week strong with our free-range, gluten-free morning train reads:

  • "1.5% is the new 2% in fees" (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Life lessons from the financier known as "Chuck" (Reuters)
  • Behavior of the Experts (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Here’s How George Soros’s Latest Predictions Have Played Out (Bloomberg); see also What you’re not hearing about George Soros today (Reformed Broker)
  • Why Taiwan is far ahead of mainland China in high-tech (Financial Times)
  • Tesla Knows When a Crash Is Your Fault, and Other Carmakers Soon Will, Too (MIT Technology Review); see also When AI-powered cars learn to drive themselves, they’re also going to have to learn morals (Wired)
  • We Were Wrong About Gravity … What Do We Have Wrong Today? (LitHub)
  • Hundreds allege Donald Trump doesn’t pay his bills (USA Today); see also Donald Trump’s Business Plan Left a Trail of Unpaid Bills (Wall Street Journal)
  • Liberal vs Conservative Antiscience (NeuroLogica)
  • "Hamilton" Inc.: The Path to a Billion-Dollar Broadway Show (New York Times); see also We Wrote an Algorithm to Unravel the Rhymes of Hit Musical "Hamilton" (WSJ)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ed Yardeni, formerly chief strategist at Deutsche Bank, now at Yardeni Research.

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