Ritholtz's Reads: Horse Racing, Alt-Labor and Peak Superhero

(Bloomberg) -- My end-of-week morning train reads:

  • The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • I’d be nothing without my Cuban father: Jeff Bezos talks about his upbringing in Texas, New Mexico and Miami (Miami Herald)
  • Impact investing must resolve its identity crisis (Financial Times)
  • Value Investing Portfolios Are Not Dead, But Some Have Done Better Than Others (Alpha Architect)
  • A Bear Market Would Be a Death Knell for Active Funds (Bloomberg View)
  • Fake it till you make it: meet the wolves of Instagram (the Guardian)
  • The innovation turning desert sand into farmland (BBC)
  • As Unions Shrink, the Alt-Labor Movement Steps Up (City Lab)
  • The Benefits of Admitting When You Don’t Know (Behavioral Scientist)
  • Peak superhero? Not even close: How one movie genre became the guiding myth of neoliberalism (Salon)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Benedict Evans, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital fund Andreessen Horowitz.

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Ritholtz's Reads: Horse Racing, Alt-Labor and Peak Superhero

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