Ritholtz's Reads

Moneylending, Morals, Marvels and McCartney

Here are your weekend reads.

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Peaberry coffee, grab a seat in Captain’s lounge, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:

  • Mr. Amazon steps out (New York Times)
  • Future U.S. equity returns: A best-case upper limit (Philosophical Economics)
  • Of money and morals: Moneylending has been taboo for most of human history. So how did usury stop being a sin and become respectable finance? (Aeon)
  • Monsters, marvels, and the birth of science: How the unlikely and unexplainable, strange and terrifying, spawned the age of science (Nautilus)
  • Jersey boys: The governor and the Boss — a tale of politics, rock and roll, and unrequited love (The Atlantic)
  • It's the (democracy-poisoning) golden age of free speech (Wired)
  • A running list of how Trump is changing the environment (National Geographic)
  • The U.S. must show Iranians that they can't have it all (Commentary)
  • "Harvey’s concern was who did him in": Inside Harvey Weinstein's frantic final days (Vanity Fair)
  • Interview: Paul McCartney on his life as a bassist (Reverb)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ed Mendel, co-founder of Ned Davis Research and part owner of the Atlanta Falcons.

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Source: MarketWatch

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