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10 Weekend Reads

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

My longer form, weekend reading

• The Wolf of Wall Street Can’t Sleep (New York Magazine [1])
• The 40-Year Slump (American Prospect [2]) see also Secular Stagnation and Post-Scarcity (Pieria [3])
• The Black Swan (Seeking Wisdom [4])
• Why Are So Many People Paying So Much for Art? (New Yorker [5])
• Animals Were Harmed: Hollywood’s Nightmare of Death, Injury, and Secrecy Exposed (Hollywood Reporter [6])
• Inside the Company That Bungled Obamacare (Newsweek [7]) see also Mark McClellan ran Medicare Part D. Here’s his advice for the Obama administration. (WaPo [8])
• This entire country is about to be wiped out by climate change: Drowning Kiribati (Businessweek [9])
• How Our Soldiers Come Home From the Wars: Broken (Mother Jones [10])
• Retail Therapy: Inside the Apple Store: It’s a Trap! (McSweeney’s [11]) see also The Birth of the iPhone (Medium [12])
• Platinum Underdog: Why Taylor Swift Is the Biggest Pop Star in the World (Vulture [13])

And I suppose you are going to be shopping all weekend?


All Major Market Rallies of the Last 113 Years
Source: Chart of the Day [15]


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[1] New York Magazine: http://nymag.com/news/features/jordan-belfort-2013-12/

[2] American Prospect: http://prospect.org/article/40-year-slump

[3] Pieria: http://www.pieria.co.uk/articles/secular_stagnation_and_post-scarcity

[4] Seeking Wisdom: http://janav.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/the-black-swan/

[5] New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/12/02/131202fa_fact_paumgarten

[6] Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/feature/

[7] Newsweek: http://mag.newsweek.com/2013/11/29/cgi-federal-healthcare-affordable-care-act.html

[8] WaPo: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/11/27/mark-mcclellan-ran-medicare-part-d-heres-his-advice-for-the-obama-administration/

[9] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-11-21/kiribati-climate-change-destroys-pacific-island-nation

[10] Mother Jones: http://www.motherjones.com/mixed-media/2013/11/they-were-soldiers-ann-jones-wounded-iraq-afghanistan-war

[11] McSweeney’s: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/its-a-trap

[12] Medium: https://medium.com/book-excerpts/7bb11b0284c2

[13] Vulture: http://www.vulture.com/2013/11/taylor-swift-reigning-queen-of-pop.html

[14] Image: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20131127.gif

[15] Chart of the Day: http://www.chartoftheday.com/20131127.htm?H

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