Grifters and Spies, Dog Clones and Trauma Docs
(Bloomberg Opinion) -- The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish blend coffee, grab a seat in the beach house and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:
- New Details About Wilbur Ross’s Business Point to Pattern of Grifting (Forbes)
- Ten Years After the Crash, We Are Still Living in the World It Brutally Remade. (New York Magazine)
- What Trauma Docs Know (Chicago Magazine)
- James O’Shaughnessy Interview: How he rewrote the rules on stock market investing (Stockopedia)
- Inside the Very Big, Very Controversial Business of Dog Cloning (Vanity Fair)
- Visions of Bitcoin: How major Bitcoin narratives changed over time (Medium)
- The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain (the Atlantic); see also Denialism: what drives people to reject the truth (the Guardian)
- How Broad, and How Happy, Is the Trump Coalition? (the Upshot)
- The Spy Who Drove Me (GQ)
- This NASA spacecraft is about to probe one of Earth’s scariest threats — the sun (Washington Post)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Lee Cooperman, CEO and chairman of Omega Advisors, a New York-based hedge fund managing $3.5 billion, which is being converted into a family office. Cooperman, 75, is an active philanthropist, a member of the Giving Pledge, and has committed to giving his wealth away in his lifetime.
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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He is the author of “Bailout Nation.”
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