Ritholtz's Reads

Dangerous Finance and Pole-Dancing Robots

Here are your morning reads.

My midweek morning train reads:

  • Hedge funds produce best returns in four years (Financial Times); see also Quant hedge funds set to surpass $1 trillion management mark (Financial Times)
  • The Patterns That Weren’t There: Why Signals Are Hard to Identify and What to Do About It (Of Dollars and Data)
  • The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms (Quartz)
  • Tesla Model 3: The First Serious Review (the Drive)
  • It’s Not OK for Finance to Be Dangerous Again (Bloomberg View)
  • Lobbyists Have a New Secret Weapon (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • How selective hearing works in the brain: "Cocktail party effect" explained (Science Daily)
  • How Washington Helps Tehran Control the Internet (Foreign Policy)
  • Here’s the story behind the pole-dancing robots everyone’s talking about at CES (Recode)
  • Tua Tagovailoa’s Rise Seemed Unlikely, But It Was Part of Nick Saban’s Championship Plan (the Ringer); see also Who is Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and why wasn’t he playing all season? (Washington Post)

What are you reading?

Most corporate optimism on forward earnings since 2010

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