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10 Weekend Reads

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On August 9, 2014 @ 7:00 am In Financial Press | Comments Disabled

Good morning. Before you head out to play in the sunshine, here are some longer form weekend readings to kick off your Saturday:

• Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley (Businessweek [1])
• Who Stole the Four-Hour Workday? (Vice [2])
• Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived? (NY Times [3])
• I Want It, and I Want It Now — It’s Time for Instant Gratification (Re/Code [4])
• Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed (NY Times [5])
• Gladwell: The Gangster’s Guide to Upward Mobility (New Yorker [6])
• The Most Fascinating Profile You’ll Ever Read About a Guy and His Boring Startup (Wired [7])
• What Happens When You Enter the Witness Protection Program? (Priceonomics [8])
• Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man? (The Marshall Project [9])
• Wax and Wane: The Tough Realities Behind Vinyl’s Comeback (Pitchfork [10])

Whats up this weekend?

Stocks End Week With a Wild Ride 
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Source: WSJ [12]



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[1] Businessweek: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-07/silicon-valley-tech-entrepreneurs-behind-the-stereotype

[2] Vice: http://www.vice.com/read/who-stole-the-four-hour-workday-0000406-v21n8

[3] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/10/magazine/has-the-libertarian-moment-finally-arrived.html

[4] Re/Code: http://recode.net/2014/08/04/i-want-it-and-i-want-it-now-its-time-for-instant-gratification/

[5] NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/13/technology/amazon-a-friendly-giant-as-long-as-its-fed.html

[6] New Yorker: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/08/11/crooked-ladder

[7] Wired: http://www.wired.com/2014/08/the-most-fascinating-profile-youll-ever-read-about-a-guy-and-his-boring-startup/?utm_source=nextdraft&utm_medium=website

[8] Priceonomics: http://priceonomics.com/what-happens-when-you-enter-the-witness-protection/

[9] The Marshall Project: http://www.themarshallproject.org/2014/08/03/did-texas-execute-an-innocent-man-willingham/?utm_campaign=bt_facebook&utm_source=social&utm_medium=facebook&utm_term=willingham

[10] Pitchfork: http://pitchfork.com/features/articles/9467-wax-and-wane-the-tough-realities-behind-vinyls-comeback/

[11] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/BF-AH969_PANMKT_G_20140808183904.jpg

[12] WSJ: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog Back to article Markets Stocks End Week With a Wild Ride http://online.wsj.com/articles/u-s-stock-futures-edge-higher-1407500324

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