Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: Caffeine, Twitter and J.P. Morgan

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. Here's my Friday on-the-Acela-to-D.C. reading:

• Barron's Roundtable: 2013 Performance & Updated 2002-13 Rankings (PunditTracker), see also The Most Expensive "Free" Advice -- 2014 Update (A Dash of Insight)
• What if the Future Is Better Than We Think? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
• Wells Fargo's pressure-cooker sales culture comes at a cost (LA Times), see also Wall Street Predicts $50 Billion Bill to Settle U.S. Mortgage Suits (DealBook)
• Greenspan, the Keynesian (FT Alphaville)
• Skagen Says Ignore Wall Street, Bet on Emerging Markets (Bloomberg), see also Chart o' the Day: A Technical Case for European Stocks (Reformed Broker)
• What took you eejits so long? Finra to Crack Down on Brokers With High Number of Complaints (WSJ)
• The invincible JP Morgan (Felix Salmon), see also Why 'Too Big to Fail' Is a Bigger Problem Than Ever (Fiscal Times)
• How the World Gets Its Caffeine Fix (Priceonomics)
• Drinking from the Twitter firehose: I love the stream, but I need more filters and bridges (Gigaom), see also San Francisco's New Gold Rush: How Techies Are Transforming The City (WSJ)
• A Look Back At How The Content Industry Almost Killed Blockbuster And Netflix (And The VCR) (TechCrunch)

What are you reading?

Banks Cut as Mortgage Boom Ends

Source: WSJ

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