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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On November 16, 2013 @ 7:30 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My longer form weekend reading:

• Jordan Belfort, the Real Wolf of Wall Street (BusinessWeek [1])
• ‘Managed futures’ fees wipe out investor gains (Washington Post [2])
• Steven Cohen: The Gilded Age Revisited (Reuters [3]) see also Dan Loeb’s Skeletons: Did He Hit a Young Cuban Kid in a 2002 Car Accident? (Vanity Fair [4])
• The Extraordinary Pierre Omidyar (nsfwcorp [5])
• The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators (Harvard Business Review [6])
• The Gladwell pivot (Language Log [7])
• Apple maps: how Google lost when everyone thought it had won (Guardian [8])
• The Benefits of a 6-Day Water Fast (GQ [9])
• The Coach Who Never Punts (Grantland [10])
• The Beatles Succeeded Through Talent, Ambition, and a Lot of Arrogance (Daily Beast [11])

What are you doing this weekend?

 

Merchandise Trade 2011
Screen shot 2013-11-10 at 3.34.30 PM
Source: GED Project [12]

 


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[1] BusinessWeek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-11-07/jordan-belfort-the-real-wolf-of-wall-street

[2] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/managed-futures-fees-wipe-out-investor-gains/2013/11/08/04cbef98-3e5c-11e3-b7ba-503fb5822c3e_story.html

[3] Reuters: http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2013/11/12/steven-cohen-the-gilded-age-revisited/

[4] Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/business/2013/12/dan-loeb-cuba-car-accident

[5] nsfwcorp: https://www.nsfwcorp.com/dispatch/extraordinary-pierre-omidyar/1354d77a9f0b78854b2fa4c7ddb93c57fc3cae62/

[6] Harvard Business Review: http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/10/the-five-characteristics-of-successful-innovators/

[7] Language Log: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=8123

[8] Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/nov/11/apple-maps-google-iphone-users

[9] GQ: http://www.gq.com/life/fitness/201311/six-day-water-fast-diet

[10] Grantland: http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/9970245/grantland-channel-coach-never-punts

[11] Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/11/10/the-beatles-succeeded-through-talent-ambition-and-a-lot-of-arrogance.html

[12] GED Project: http://viz.ged-project.de/

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