Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: Davos, Climate Change and Pot-Friendly Real Estate

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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Here is my Friday reading list to finish off your week:

• "The Worst Day of 2014″ (Reformed Broker)
• Emerging currencies dive: 'Investors are penalizing those countries with more vulnerabilities' (WSJ), but see Buy the (next) dip in emerging-markets stocks (Yahoo Finance)
• Attack of the killer rentiers (FT Alphaville)
• Remember Commodities? (All Star Charts)
• The Myth of Maximizing Shareholder Value (Naked Capitalism)
• A simple formula for climate-linked economic damage (Vox), see also Industry Awakens to Threat of Climate Change (NY Times)
• Cassidy: Social Mobility Hasn't Fallen: What It Means and Doesn't Mean (New Yorker), see also America's Relatively Small Tax Burden (Data Mine)
• Colorado Now Has a Marijuana-Friendly Real Estate Agent. Her Slogan: "Need Room to Grow?" (Slate)
• Six Productivity Tips From Jerry Seinfeld's Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (FastCo Labs)
• Everything from 1991 Radio Shack ad I now do with my phone (Trending Buffalo)

What are you reading?

All About Davos Attendees

Source: The Economist

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