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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On February 2, 2013 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form journalism reads to start your weekend:

• How Amazon Trained Its Investors to Behave (Harvard Business Review [1])
• North Dakota Went Boom (NYT Magazine [2])
• Do We Really Want to Live Without the Post Office? (Esquire [3])
• The theory of social costs: Why markets cannot discipline financial institutions (Credit Writedowns [4])
Bill Gates, still atoning for his sins: My Plan to Fix The World’s Biggest Problems (WSJ [5])
• Mel Brooks, ‘Unhinged’ And Loving It (Tri States Radio [6])
• Hackers in China Attacked The Times for Last 4 Months (NYT [7]) see also WSJ too (WSJ [8])
• Is Scientific Truth Always Beautiful? (The Chronicle [9])
• How the country’s biggest gun-rights group thwarts regulation and helps put military-grade weapons in the hands of killers (Rolling Stone [10])
• Awaiting a New Darwin (The New York Review of Books [11])

What are you doing this weekend?

Where is most plastic surgery performed?
Source: The Economist [13]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Harvard Business Review: http://blogs.hbr.org/fox/2013/01/how-amazon-trained-its-investo.html

[2] NYT Magazine: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/03/magazine/north-dakota-went-boom.html?ref=business&_r=0&pagewanted=all

[3] Esquire: http://www.esquire.com/print-this/post-office-business-trouble-0213?page=all&src=longreads

[4] Credit Writedowns: http://www.creditwritedowns.com/2013/01/market-discipline-financial-institutions-regulation.html

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323539804578261780648285770.html

[6] Tri States Radio: http://www.tristatesradio.com/post/mel-brooks-unhinged-and-loving-it

[7] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/technology/chinese-hackers-infiltrate-new-york-times-computers.html?ref=business&_r=0&pagewanted=all

[8] WSJ: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/01/technology/wall-street-journal-reports-attack-by-china-hackers.html

[9] The Chronicle: http://chronicle.com/article/When-Beauty-Is-Not-Truth/136803/

[10] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-nra-vs-america-20130131?print=true

[11] The New York Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/feb/07/awaiting-new-darwin/?pagination=false

[12] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/plastic-surgery.jpg

[13] The Economist: http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2013/01/daily-chart-22

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