Dismal Science and Super-Nerdy Podcasts

(Bloomberg View) -- Apparently the da Vinci code is get lost for a few centuries, then smash records at auction. My morning UTOG reads:

  • The Risk of Estimating Risk (Capital Spectator)
  • Why Sales Quotas Ruined Wells Fargo (Bloomberg View)
  • Vanguard’s 2017 Prediction: A Record $350 Billion in New Cash (Wall Street Journal)
  • The Dismal Science Remains Dismal, Say Scientists (Wired)
  • Taming the masters of the tech universe: Examining the macroeconomic impact of the world’s most valuable companies (Financial Times)
  • George Will: Roy Moore is an embarrassment. Doug Jones deserves to win. (Washington Post); see also How Sinclair compromised the news on an Alabama station it owns to support Roy Moore (Baltimore Sun)
  • Even This Very Long, Super-Nerdy NBA Podcast Is Making Money (Bloomberg)
  • Does "Elsagate" prove YouTube is too big to control? (the Week)
  • How a North Carolina meteorologist abandoned his climate change skepticism (Columbia Journalism Review)
  • Comedy Writers Defend Say-Anything Culture in Sensitive Times (Bloomberg); see also Men, women and films: How pronounced is the gender divide on the silver screen? (1843)

What are you reading?

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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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