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by barry ritholtz

We interrupt this holiday season to revisit the minimum-wage experiment going on in various cities and states, paying special attention to those opposed to plans by some locales to eventually adopt a $15 hourly wage. The forecasts of these critics —...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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How did I miss this? (blame the elections)   click for ginormous map Source: Bloomberg   The post Endowment, Pensions Hedge-Fund Love Affair Is Ending appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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The president has a minimal impact on the stock market: Source: TheStreet.com The post Why the President Doesn’t Matter Much for the Markets . . . appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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Most regular readers know what I am gong to say anyway, but the details are here:   If you’re in New York City Tuesday, Dec. 6, come meet with the senior editors of TheStreet and our special guest experts for a cocktail party and lively conversation...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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This week, we speak with James Gleick, author of numerous award-winning books. His most recent is the fascinating “Time Travel: A History.” I first encountered Gleick’s work via his first published book, “Chaos: Making a New Science” (1987)....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Source: Visual Capitalist The post 14 Dominant Auto Industry Companies appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Apple’s new coffee table book “Designed by Apple in California” features many products the company has produced over the last 20 years. Most of what it is in the book is a part of my collection. Here are the actual products alongside the book....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Do we base our big decisions on reason and logic, or on our gut? It’s a question underlying the fine print in the newest book by bestselling author Michael Lewis. He’s been talking with our John Blackstone: Michael Lewis’ latest book, now finished,...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Michael Lewis is the poet laureate of the financial world. Each of his deeply researched, beautifully composed books causes a stir when published. Recall the brouhaha that erupted when Lewis, discussing his 2014 book, “Flash Boys” on “60 Minutes,”...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, December 5, 2016
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So good: Source: @morganhousel The post Smart-sounding reasons to sell stocks appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, December 5, 2016
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  How an economic developer is bringing factory jobs back to Mississippi Joe Max Higgins is credited with generating about 6,000 manufacturing jobs in Mississippi’s Golden Triangle, one of the poorest areas in the country. Source: 60 Minutes   How...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, December 5, 2016
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Autoplay video after the jump David Goodsell, molecular artist:   Source: Quartz   The post Incredible Beauty of Living Cell appeared first on The Big Picture....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, December 5, 2016
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