10 Thursday Reads: Get Your Invisibility Cloak

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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Good morning, some fascinating reads to put your brains in gear:

• 10 reasons to be a bull in 2014, a bear by 2017 (MarketWatch)

• What Is the Value of Stolen Art? (NY Times) see also Nazi Loot Heirs Look To Reclusive Hoarder to Recover Art (Bloomberg)

• Fracking Boom Gives Banks Mortgage Headaches (American Banker)

• How to be a New Keynesian and an Old Keynesian at the same time (Mainly Macro) see also Quantitative easing, not as we know it (Economist)

• 'The Worst 12-Month Stretch' in the History of Pay TV (Atlantic)

• Iceland ain't no Lehman: Paulson to Taconic Frozen in Iceland Bet Five Years After (Bloomberg)

• Why America Has a Mass Incarceration Problem, and Why Germany and the Netherlands Don't (Atlantic Cities)

• Snapchat Went From Frat Boy Dream to Tech World Darling. But Will it Last? (LA Weekly)

• Crazy cool: New 'active' invisibility cloak design 'drastically reduces' visibility (Independent)

• 41 Century-Old Predictions for Our 21st Century Socialist Utopia (Gizmodo)

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Source: Forbes

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