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10 Monday AM Reads

My West Coast morning train reads: • How a 36 Year Old Wall Street Prodigy Saved Burger King (Business Insider) • What Brexit Watchers Expect Now (Bloomberg) • Stock Picking Is Dying Because There Are No More Stocks to Pick (Wall Street...Show More Summary

Treasury’s Missed Opportunity

Treasury’s Missed Opportunity Money and Banking, June 19, 2017       “…we expect to be cutting a lot out of Dodd-Frank because, frankly, I have so many people, friends of mine that have nice businesses that can’t borrow money, they just...Show More Summary

Munger: The Psychology of Human Misjudgement

  In 1995, Charlie Munger gave a speech about how the human mind tricks itself into making poor decisions. This is an abridged and animated version of that speech.   Charlie Munger: The Psychology of Human Misjudgement   The post Munger: The Psychology of Human Misjudgement appeared first on The Big Picture.

Its Here! #EBIWest

  We are in California in lovely Dana Point for the big 3 day Evidenced Based Investment  conference. It is an insane line up of brilliant, innovative disruptive speakers. The talent level here is utterly top notch, both in from of the room as well as in the audience. If you are on of the… Read More The post Its Here! #EBIWest appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning train reads: • • Bust Your Phone Again? These Teens Are Here to Help—For a Price (Wall Street Journal) see also The iPhone only exists because Steve Jobs ‘hated this guy at Microsoft’ (The Guardian) • • An...Show More Summary

Justice League trailer

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.   Justice League Official Comic-Con Trailer (2017) – Ben Affleck Movie   The post Justice League trailer appeared first on The Big Picture.

Logical Fallacies & Other Bad Rhetorical Devices

Vey cool: The post Logical Fallacies & Other Bad Rhetorical Devices appeared first on The Big Picture.

MIB: Anindya Ghose

This week, we speak with professor Anindya Ghose is the Heinz Riehl Chair Professor of Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business and the Director of the Masters of Business Analytics program at NYU; he is the author of Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy. Show More Summary

10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of KickAss coffee, grab a seat by the pool, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault (Washington Post) see also The...Show More Summary

10 Friday AM Reads

Heckuva a week! Finish it strong with our AHCA-free morning train reads: • Lyft spent years preparing for Uber’s cultural crisis (Vox) see also Uber’s bad week: Doomsday Scenario or Business Reset? (Musings on Markets) • The HardestShow More Summary

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 6.23.17

Succinct Summations for the week ending June 23rd, 2017 Positives: 1. S&P 500 made another all-time closing high. 2. Existing home sales rose 1.1% to a higher-than-expected 5.620 million annualized rate. 3. Initial jobless claims rose slightly to 241k, but the 4-week average remains low, at 244.75k. Show More Summary

Is the Finance Sector Shrinking?

A Bull Market That Creates Few Jobs in Finance The big difference this time is technology and automation. Bloomberg, June 23, 2017     Today, we are going off the beaten path with an interesting look at an aspect of employment data. Stick with me, because what we found was a bit surprising. Show More Summary

Is Your Job At Risk?

Very cool interactive graphic from Bloomberg; this is a static chart but the live one is much more dynamic.   Click for interactive graphic Source: Bloomberg   The post Is Your Job At Risk? appeared first on The Big Picture.

The One Millionth 911

I was never much of a Porsche guy, but this is very cool — driving to Le Mans in a very special Porsche 911: There’s nothing extraordinary about the millionth 911. Porsche could have chosen for it to be a bewinged RS model with a zillion horsepower, but no. This is a ‘normal’ Carrera S… Read More The post The One Millionth 911 appeared first on The Big Picture.

Serious Mortgage Delinquencies Falling

The slow post-crisis recovery unobtrusively continues apace:     Source: CoreLogic The post Serious Mortgage Delinquencies Falling appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Thursday AM Reads

My Summertime is here morning train reads: • With her blog post about toxic bro-culture at Uber, Susan Fowler proved that one person can make a difference: The former engineer took a big swing at the car-hailing giant, and did us all...Show More Summary

Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin – 2017 Q2

The post Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin – 2017 Q2 appeared first on The Big Picture.

FT 300: Top Registered Investment Advisers

click for full list     We are honored to announce that our firm, Ritholtz Wealth Management, has been named to the FT 300 list for 2017. This is a ranking of the top 300 registered investment advisers in the United States according to a comprehensive set of metrics developed by the Financial Times. Show More Summary

Sand, rarer than one thinks

The post Sand, rarer than one thinks appeared first on The Big Picture.

The Investing Parallels of Alcohol and Marijuana

I did a Facebook-live a few weeks ago about this column — its an interesting topic:   click for video Source: Facebook   The post The Investing Parallels of Alcohol and Marijuana appeared first on The Big Picture.

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