Ritholtz's Reads

Shipwrecks, Pinball Wizards and Easter Eggs

Here are your morning reads.

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish blend coffee, grab a seat by the window, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:

  • How Two Trailblazing Psychologists Turned the World of Decision Science Upside Down (Vanity Fair)
  • These Professors Make More Than a Thousand Bucks an Hour Peddling Mega-Mergers (ProPublica)
  • How Finance Gutted Manufacturing (Boston Review)
  • China’s Great Leap Backward: The country has become repressive in a way that it has not been since the Cultural Revolution. What does its darkening political climate -- and growing belligerence -- mean for the United States? (the Atlantic)
  • Our 86 Billion Neurons: She Showed It (New York Review of Books)
  • Aftermath: Sixteen New Yorker Writers on Trump’s America (New Yorker)
  • Catholic Churches Built Secret Astronomical Features Into Churches to Help Save Souls (Longreads)
  • Unfathomable: Sunken treasure, death-defying adventure, sibling rivalry: How Charles and John Deane invented modern deep-sea diving and saved the British Empire. (Epic Magazine); see also "We Couldn’t Believe Our Eyes": A Lost World of Shipwrecks Is Found (New York Times)
  • Natural Selection: How a New Age Hustler Sold the Sound of the World (Pitchfork)
  • Pinball is back and this is the guy taking over (ESPN)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist and head of the emerging markets equity team at Morgan Stanley.

Tesla's Super-Fast "Easter Egg"

Source: Bloomberg

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