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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On July 13, 2013 @ 6:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form weekend material, expertly curated for your reading pleasure:

• The best investment advice you’ll never get (Modern Luxury [1])
Shameful: How the Pentagon’s payroll quagmire traps soldiers (Reuters [2])
• The Water-Park Scandal and Two Americas in the Raw: Are We a Nation of Line-Cutters, or Are We the Line? (Esquire [3])
• Risk Parity edition (Abnormal Returns [4])
• In America’s Pastime, Baseball Players Pass A Lot of Time (WSJ [5]) but see In Defense of Baseball’s Lazy Pace (WSJ [6])
The Road To Resilience: How Unscientific Innovation Saved Marlin Steel (Fast Company [7])
• How the media outrageously blew the IRS scandal: A full accounting (Salon [8])
Disruptions: How Driverless Cars Could Reshape Cities (Bits [9]) see also The wastefulness of automation (Pieria [10])
• Internet trolls: What to do about the scourge of the Web? (CNN [11])
• How wonder works (Aeon [12])

Whats up this weekend?


Bruising Quarter for Bond Fund Managers
Chart [13]
Source: WSJ [14]

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[1] Modern Luxury: http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/the-best-investment-advice-youll-never-get

[2] Reuters: http://preview.reuters.com/2013/7/9/wounded-in-battle-stiffed-by-the-pentagon

[3] Esquire: http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/whitewater-flash-pass-12403562

[4] Abnormal Returns: http://abnormalreturns.com/friday-links-risk-parity-edition/

[5] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323740804578597932341903720.html?mod=ITP_arena_0

[6] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323740804578598083492342310.html?mod=ITP_arena_1

[7] Fast Company: http://www.fastcompany.com/3012591/marlin-steel-metal-baskets?src=longreads

[8] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2013/07/08/how_the_media_outrageously_blew_the_irs_scandal_a_full_accounting/

[9] Bits: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/07/disruptions-how-driverless-cars-could-reshape-cities/?hpw

[10] Pieria: http://www.pieria.co.uk/articles/the_wastefulness_of_automation

[11] CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/11/world/internet-trolling/index.html?sr=sharebar_twitter

[12] Aeon: http://www.aeonmagazine.com/oceanic-feeling/why-wonder-is-the-most-human-of-all-emotions/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/MI-BX163_BONDFU_G_20130711184506.jpg

[14] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324694904578599900117934728.html

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