Chickens, Happiness and the Polar Vortex

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My midweek morning train reads:

• Where is the Value? (Factor Investor)
• One Big Thing: On the Power of Heuristics and Reducing Complexity (Of Dollars And Data)
• Why Is China, the World’s No. 2 Economy, Still Called an Emerging Market? (Chief Investment Officer)
• How chicken became the rich world’s most popular meat (Economist)
• Time for Happiness (Harvard Business Reviewsee also Multiply your time by asking 4 questions about the stuff on your to-do list (TED)
• The Golden Age of Hollywood Tax Avoidance (Bloomberg)
• Is Mueller’s report really ‘close to being completed’? I doubt it. (Washington Post)
• For Bill Simmons’s The Ringer, Podcasting Is the Main Event (Wall Street Journal)
• A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one (Jerusalem Post)
• How frigid polar vortex blasts are connected to global warming. (The Conversation)

What are you reading? 

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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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