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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 17, 2013 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form, weekend reading:

Chasing Coincidences: Why it’s hard to recognize the statistically unlikely. (nautilus [1])
• A new approach to deposit insurance (Coppola Comment [2])
• How to Convince Investors: An essays on fundraising (Paul Graham [3])
• Goodbye, Miami: S. Florida will soon be under water (Rolling Stone [4])
• How America’s ‘Culture of Hustling’ Is Dark and Empty (Atlantic [5])
• Merchants of Meth: How Big Pharma Keeps the Cooks in Business (MoJo [6])
• The death of theory? (Noahpinion [7])
• World’s Most Influential Thinkers Revealed (Technology Review [8]) see also Coolhunting for the World’s Thought Leaders (arXiv.org [9])
• The Art of the Phony: Forgery & Modern Art (New York Review of Books [10])
• How Athletes Get Great (Outside [11]) see also What happens when four guys try to cross the Atlantic…in a rowboat (SportsNet [12])

Whats up for the weekend?

 

S&P 500 Back Down to Its 50-DMA
spxoctoberpresent [13]
Source: Bespoke [14]

 


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[1] nautilus: http://nautil.us/issue/4/the-unlikely/chasing-coincidences

[2] Coppola Comment: http://coppolacomment.blogspot.com/2013/08/a-new-approach-to-deposit-insurance.html

[3] Paul Graham: http://www.paulgraham.com/convince.html

[4] Rolling Stone: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/why-the-city-of-miami-is-doomed-to-drown-20130620?print=true

[5] Atlantic: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/08/how-americas-culture-of-hustling-is-dark-and-empty/278601/

[6] MoJo: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/08/meth-pseudoephedrine-big-pharma-lobby

[7] Noahpinion: http://noahpinionblog.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-death-of-theory.html

[8] Technology Review: http://www.technologyreview.com/view/518026/network-analysis-reveals-worlds-most-influential-thinkers/

[9] arXiv.org: http://arxiv.org/abs/1308.1160

[10] New York Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/aug/15/forgery-art-phony/?pagination=false

[11] Outside: http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/media/books/How-Athletes-Get-Great.html

[12] SportsNet: http://www.sportsnet.ca/magazine/what-happens-when-four-guys-try-to-cross-the-atlantic-in-a-rowboat/

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/spxoctoberpresent.png

[14] Bespoke: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog http://www.bespokeinvest.com/thinkbig/2013/8/15/sp-500-back-down-to-its-50-dma.html

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