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10 Midweek PM Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On January 8, 2014 @ 4:30 pm In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

My afternoon train-reading:

• Hedge Funds Up 7.4% in 2013 to Trail S&P 500 for Fifth Year (Businessweek [1])
• The Science of Motivation: Your Brain on Dopamine (I Done This [2]) see also This is your brain on religion: Uncovering the science of belief (Salon [3])
• REITs got trounced in 2013. Was the selloff overblown? (WSJ [4])
• Sen. Warren refuses to quit on banking oversight (Housing Wire [5]) see also Elizabeth Warren, the antidote to CNBC (Columbia Journalism Review [6])
• How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement (Quartz [7])
• Charts: Income growth has stalled for most Americans (Mother Jones [8]) see also  Economists agree: Raising the minimum wage reduces poverty (Washington Post [9])
• David Pogue: An Introduction To Yahoo Tech! (Yahoo [10])
• This Is The Internal Grading System Google Uses For Its Employees — And You Should Use It Too (Business Insider [11])
• Seven Movies That Changed People’s Politics, According to Science (Slate [12])
• Peter Gabriel: Friends Who Finally Scratch Back (WSJ [13])

What are you reading?


While the world is in a Heat Wave, America has a Polar Vortex

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Source: Amazing Maps [15]


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[1] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-01-07/hedge-funds-rise-7-dot-4-percent-in-2013-to-trail-s-and-p-500-for-fifth-year

[2] I Done This: http://blog.idonethis.com/post/70179626669/the-science-of-motivation-your-brain-on-dopamine

[3] Salon: http://www.salon.com/2014/01/04/this_is_your_brain_on_religion_uncovering_the_science_of_belief/

[4] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304887104579306611495735906

[5] Housing Wire: http://www.housingwire.com/articles/28514-sen-warren-refuses-to-quit-on-banking-oversight?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=dlvr.it

[6] Columbia Journalism Review: http://www.cjr.org/the_audit/elizabeth_warren_is_the_antido.php

[7] Quartz: http://qz.com/163458/how-to-give-your-kids-everything-but-a-sense-of-entitlement/

[8] Mother Jones: http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/09/charts-income-inequality-middle-class-census

[9] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/01/04/economists-agree-raising-the-minimum-wage-reduces-poverty/

[10] Yahoo: http://www.yahoo.com/tech/an-introduction-to-yahoo-tech-72496546299.html

[11] Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/googles-ranking-system-okr-2014-1

[12] Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/climate_desk/2014/01/movies_that_influenced_political_views_all_the_president_s_men_malcolm_x.html

[13] WSJ: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303933104579306423313124850

[14] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Bde261zIQAEjUiU.png

[15] Amazing Maps: https://twitter.com/Amazing_Maps/status/421006212403331072

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