10 Midweek PM Reads

My afternoon train-reading:

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

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