Ritholtz's Reads

Bitcoin Whales, Amazon Deals and Starbucks Myths

Here are your morning reads.

My back-to-work-after-the-first-snowstorm-of-the-season morning train reads:

  • A stunning new study shows that Fox News is more powerful than we ever imagined (Vox)
  • Index Funds Rule the World, But Should They Rule You? (MoneyBeat)
  • Benoit Mandelbrot’s Ideas About Investing and Markets (Made as Simple as Possible, But Not Simpler). (25iq)
  • The Bitcoin Whales: 1,000 People Who Own 40 Percent of the Market (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Tax Changes Are Coming Next Year, But You Can Plan for Them Now (New York Times); see also Must-have tools and tips for year-end retirement planning (USA Today)
  • How Amazon Picks Its Seemingly Random Deals of the Day (Wall Street Journal)
  • Five myths about Starbucks (Washington Post)
  • The Bad Product Fallacy: Don’t confuse “I don’t like it” with “That’s a bad product and it’ll fail” (Andrew Chen)
  • No Deal: How Secret Talks With Russia to Prevent Election Meddling Collapsed (BuzzFeed)
  • 52 things I learned in 2017 (Medium)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, and author of the New York Times bestseller "Principles: Life and Work."

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