10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Seattle’s Real Good Coffee  coffee, grab a seat on the beach, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads:

• Surviving Prison as a Wall Street Convict (Institutional Investor)
• Impress the Algorithm. Get $250,000. A venture fund’s experiment in human-free investing could alleviate bias. Or make it worse. (BloombergBusinessweek)
• The Impact of Saving Versus Return on Wealth (AAII)
• Sarah Silverman Is the Troll Slayer (GQ)
• Willful Waters: Los Angeles and its river have long been enmeshed in an epic struggle for control. (Places)
• Epigenetics: The Evolution Revolution (New York Review of Books)
• How The Congressional Baseball Shooting Didn’t Become The Deadliest Political Assassination In American History (Buzzfeed)
• Is it really a Leonardo? Forensics can’t be sure. Provenance can be fudged. This is why the expert eye still rules the game of art authentication (Aeon)
• The Jaguar Is Made for the Age of Humans: face-to-face with the cat deep in the Amazon jungle, left with a new understanding of its surprising resilience to poaching and habitat loss (The Atlantic)
• The Golden Age of Barbecue (Texas Monthly) see also The List: The Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas (Texas Monthly)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research; Dr. Yardeni previously served as chief investment strategist for Deutsche Bank. He is the author of “Predicting the Markets: A Professional Autobiography.”


Eighties Babies Are Officially the Brokest Generation

Source: Slate



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