10 Monday Reads: Chanos, Ballmer and Ive

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 Monday morning! Some reads to start off your workweek:

• Who's Right on the Stock Market? (NY Times)

• Investors Weigh End Game in Bond Rally (WSJ), see also Bond strategies for today's markets (Fidelity)

• Small no longer looks quite so beautiful (FT)

• Biggest 2013 ETF Launches Tell New Tales (Index Universe)

• Jim Chanos on Taking Risks Early (Reformed Broker), see also 22 Brilliant Quotes From Legendary Short-Seller Jim Chanos (Business Insider)

• Japan Inc. Profits Double as Cost-Cutting CEOs Pace Recovery (Bloomberg)

• Health-care smartphone apps that show heart rhythms, X-rays and who isn't washing his or her hands (WSJ), see also How to prevent the biggest kind of mistake doctors make: incorrect diagnoses (WSJ)

• In a series of exclusive interviews, Microsoft's chief executive officer explained how he came to believe he wasn't the best person to remake the company. (WSJ)

• Apple & Samsung take massive 109% of mobile industry profits while competitors lose money (Apple Insider), see also Apple's Jony Ive and Designer Marc Newson on Their Shared "Level of Perfection" (Vanity Fair)

• History Comes to Life With Tweets From Past (NY Times)

What are you reading?

Inflation Adjusted Gasoline Prices

Source: Chart of the Day

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