Ritholtz's Reads

Serial Killers, Minecraft and Moon Landings

Here are your weekend reads.

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

  • He Stole $100 Million From His Clients. Now He’s Living in Luxury on the Côte d’Azur (Bloomberg)
  • How Economic Incentives Have Created our Dysfunctional U.S. Medical Market (Medium)
  • Most Influential in Media 2017 (Mediaite)
  • How a Dorm Room Minecraft Scam Brought Down the Internet (Wired)
  • The Bomb That Went Off Twice: The explosive compound RDX helped make America a superpower. Now, it’s poisoning the nation’s water and soil (ProPublica)
  • The Serial-Killer Detector: A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime. (New Yorker)
  • The Greatest Leap: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first moon landing (Ars Technica)
  • The Longest War: 8 Years After My Last Deployment, I Returned to Afghanistan as a Reporter. Here’s What I Found (Task and Purpose)
  • The Grandfather of Alt-Science: Art Robinson has seeded scientific skepticism within the GOP for decades. Now he wants to use urine to save lives. (FiveThirtyEight)
  • American Pimps: The NFL, Donald Trump and Iceberg Slim (the Baffler)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ric Edelman, co-founder and chairman of Edelman Financial Services LLC, which manages $18 billion.

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