Why You Can't Invest Like Warren Buffett

(Bloomberg View) -- My morning train reads:

  • How Your Pay Stacks Up With the CEO’s (Bloomberg)
  • Facebook and Google Face Emboldened Antagonists: Big Advertisers (Wall Street Journal)
  • Warren Buffett Recommends Investing in Index Funds -- But Many of His Employees Don’t Have That Option (ProPublica)
  • More Companies Teach Workers What Colleges Don’t (Wall Street Journal)
  • Why We Listen to Bad Forecasts (Collaborative Fund)
  • Apple AirPods: the audiophile review (the Verge); see also Spotify Saved Music. Can It Save Itself? (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • The person who’s best at lying to you is you (Quartz)
  • Besides Cambridge Analytica, Here Are 6 More Reasons You Should Finally Quit Facebook (Inc.); see also You are not friends with Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. You are their product. (USA Today)
  • The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right (Grub Street)
  • Best signs from March For Our Lives (USA Today)

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Why You Can't Invest Like Warren Buffett

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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”

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