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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 26, 2013 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form weekend reading:

• Beating the Market has Become Nearly Impossible (Institutional Investor [1])
• Why the “Maximizing Shareholder Value” Theory of Corporate Governance is Bogus  (Naked Capitalism [2])
• A Game of Shark and Minnow (NYT [3])
• Google’s iron grip on Android: Controlling open source by any means necessary (Ars Technica [4])
• 10 Weird Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You (Listverse [5])
Arrested Development: Mitch Hurwitz on the Creative Process, Casting Jason Bateman, and Loose Seals (Vulture [6])
• The bright side of sadness (Science News [7]) see also Why regret is essential to the good life (Aeon [8])
• The Kevin Bacon Game for Sports: Connect Any Two Athletes That Played in the NBA, NFL, or MLB (Slate [9])
• The ocean is broken (The Herald [10])
• Jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it might be too late to stop them (QZ [11]) see also These Robots Hunt Jellyfish–And Then Liquify Them With Rotating Blades Of Death (Fast Co [12])

What’s up for the weekend?


Abenomics projected stimulus
JPM Japan [13]
Source: SocGen via ZH [14]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Institutional Investor: http://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Article/3256074/Search/Beating-the-Market-Has-Become-Nearly-Impossible.html

[2] Naked Capitalism: http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2013/10/why-the-maximizing-shareholder-value-theory-of-corporate-governance-is-bogus.html

[3] NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/newsgraphics/2013/10/27/south-china-sea/

[4] Ars Technica: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/10/googles-iron-grip-on-android-controlling-open-source-by-any-means-necessary/

[5] Listverse: http://listverse.com/2013/10/23/10-weird-ways-your-brain-is-tricking-you/

[6] Vulture: http://www.vulture.com/2013/10/mitch-hurwitz-nytvf-transcript.html

[7] Science News: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/bright-side-sadness

[8] Aeon: http://www.aeonmagazine.com/being-human/regret-is-essential-to-the-good-life/

[9] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/slate_labs/2013/10/six_degrees_of_kevin_garnett_connect_any_two_athletes_who_ve_ever_played.html

[10] The Herald: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1848433/the-ocean-is-broken/

[11] QZ: http://qz.com/133251/jellyfish-are-taking-over-the-seas-and-it-might-be-too-late-to-stop-them/

[12] Fast Co: http://www.fastcoexist.com/3019164/these-robots-hunt-jellyfish-and-then-liquify-them-with-rotating-blades-of-death

[13] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/JPM-Japan.jpg

[14] ZH: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-10-21/abenomics-humiliated-again-japan-posts-15th-consecutive-and-record-trade-deficit

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