Ritholtz's Reads

Hush Money, Harassment and Corporate Crime

Here are your morning reads.

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

  • Sexual harassment is becoming a serious investment risk (Barron’s)
  • ‘I forgot my PIN’: An epic tale of losing $30,000 in bitcoin (Wired)
  • Why the idea that the world is in terminal decline is so dangerous (Aeon)
  • The war against Pope Francis (The Guardian)
  • Why the government goes easy on corporate crime (New Republic)
  • A declaration of urban independence: Cities are under assault in the age of Donald Trump. It would be better for the country if they ran themselves instead (Politico)
  • The PayPal mafia of self-driving cars has been at it a decade: A Pentagon-funded contest spawned many of today’s self-driving startups. A decade later, the competitors are struggling to perfect the technology (Bloomberg)
  • Inside the left’s online efforts to out white supremacists (ProPublica)
  • Refusing Harvey Weinstein’s hush money, Rose McGowan calls out Hollywood (New York Times)
  • Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with John Montgomery, chairman and chief investment officer of Bridgeway Capital Management, which manages $8.4 billion dollars and, uniquely, donates 50 percent its profits to nonprofit organizations.

 Nations to Watch in 2018

Source: Bloomberg Businessweek

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