Fake News, Obsessions and Life-Changing Ideas

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

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with writer and media strategist Ryan Holiday, former director of marketing for American Apparel. He is the author of six books, including “The Daily Stoic” and most recently “Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue.”

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Fake News, Obsessions and Life-Changing Ideas

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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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