Ritholtz's Reads

Manipulating Data and Middle-Age Loneliness

Here are your morning reads.

Back to work with our post-daylight saving, pre-blizzard morning train reads:

  • Looking Beyond The Election (Chief Investment Officer)
  • 5 Ways "Passive" Investing Is Actually Quite Active (Bloomberg View)
  • Investing When No One Really Knows What to Do (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • The President Changed. So Has Small Businesses’ Confidence. (DealBook)
  • Your Pension Check May Soon Be Coming From an Insurance Company (Wall Street Journal)
  • Trump’s budget director claims Obama was "manipulating" jobs data (CNN); see also 19 times Trump called jobs numbers "fake" before they made him look good (Wonkblog)
  • The biggest threat facing middle-age men isn’t smoking or obesity. It’s loneliness. (Boston Globe)
  • Avalanche of hate (Statistical Ideas)
  • Chatbot that overturned 160,000 parking fines now helping refugees claim asylum (the Guardian)
  • If we assume global warming is a hoax, what should we expect to see? (Syfy Wire)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Simon Lack of SL Advisors, former JP Morgan hedge fund seeder and author of "The Hedge Fund Mirage: The Illusion of Big Money and Why It’s Too Good to Be True."

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