What Dogs Can Teach Us About the World

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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My morning day-of-atonement reads:

  • Thank you, Merrill Lynch (Bloomberg Gadfly); see also Merrill Lynch to end commission-based options for retirement savers (Wall Street Journal)
  • The Hartford investment club (Chief Investment Officer)
  • When McKinsey met Uber: The gig economy comes to consulting (Financial Times)
  • 27 charts that will change how you think about the American economy (Vox); see also Actually, many "inner cities" are doing great (Upshot)
  • Don’t be so sure the big tech breakthroughs are behind us (Bloomberg View)
  • One of America’s biggest meat companies just invested in vegan burgers (Vice)
  • Rising sea levels and a falling margin of safety (CFA Institute); see also Extreme weather costs taxpayers billions every year (Huffington Post)
  • Israel proves the desalination era is here (Scientific American)
  • When fans get banned for life from sports stadiums (Washington Post)
  • Learning from dogs as they sniff out their world (New York Times)

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