How to Get Rich While Saving 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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Back in the saddle, ready for week two. Power through with our morning train reads:

  • "Becoming Warren Buffett" Goes Beyond a $74 Billion Fortune (New York Times)
  • The Day Harvard Stopped Being a Hedge Fund (Bloomberg View)
  • The Risks of Owning an Individual Stock (Alpha Architect)
  • How to Produce High-Quality Investment Research (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • How Efficiency Is Wiping Out the Middle Class (Dealbook); see also What did NAFTA really do? (Dani Rodrik)
  • Get Rich. Save the World. Gut Fish: Venture capitalist Ross Baird backs a radical plan to turn invasive Asian carp into American industry. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Why Leadership = Storytelling (Medium)
  • Can Politics Be Debugged? (FastCo Design)
  • To my Jewish, Irish, Asian and Italian friends (Reformed Broker)
  • Tom Brady and Bill Belichick’s secret? It’s not personal; it’s just business (Washington Post)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview, discussing philanthropy with Saadia Madsbjerg of the Rockefeller Foundation.

Countries in Trump's travel ban

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