Ritholtz's Reads

Google Cities and Good Wine

Here are your morning reads.

My end-of-week morning train reads:

  • How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them: Adam Bryant has interviewed 525 chief executives through his years writing the Corner Office column. Here’s what he has learned. (New York Times)
  • What to Do With Dead Malls: Brick-and-mortar stores are closing at unprecedented rates, creating vast real estate wastelands. But all that empty space offers a blank slate to reinvent retail (Wall Street Journal)
  • Evidence-Based Investing in 10 Words or Less (bps and pieces)
  • How Snapchat Has Kept Itself Free of Fake News (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Four ways to change 401(k) plans for the better (MarketWatch); see also A Trillion-Dollar Hedge Against the U.S. Retirement Crisis (CFA Institute)
  • Supersized Family Farms Are Gobbling Up American Agriculture (Wall Street Journal)
  • Can Google Build a City? We’re About to Find Out. (Slate)
  • Russia is pushing to control cyberspace. We should all be worried. (Washington Post)
  • FEMA Had a Plan for Responding to a Hurricane in Puerto Rico — But It Doesn’t Want You to See It (ProPublica)
  • How to Tell If Your Wine Shop Is Any Good (Bloomberg)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Scott Galloway, professor at New York University's Stern School of Business and author of "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google."

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