10 Friday Reads: Google Goes Solar

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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Wow, its Friday already? This week went by quickly! Here are your pre-weekend reads:

• Why Inflation Matters (Fidelity) see also No Inflation in the Developed World Despite QE (Pragmatic Capitalism)

• The Yellen Doctrine: Robust Growth Is the Priority, but Bubbles Matter (New Yorker)

• Is Europe Making a Comeback? (BlackRock) see also Why Draghi was right to cut rates (FT)

• Ireland closes chapter in euro crisis with plan to end its bailout program (Washington Post)

• Why Google and KKR are teaming up to do big solar deals (Quartz) see also Bonds Backed by Solar Power Payments Get Nod (NY Times)

• Sweet spot for stock sales: Executives give favorable stock guidance, sell shares, then disclose bad news. (WSJ)

• Business Insider Passes CNBC in Key Traffic Measure (24/7 Wall St.) see this example why Here's Everything We Know About the Leak of the Century (Business Insider)

• The Invention of Leisure (Epicurean Dealmaker)

• Viral Journalism and the Valley of Ambiguity (io9)

• Learning from Jeff Bezos (Seeking Wisdom)

What's up for the weekend?

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