Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: Twitter Earnings, Wall Street Frats

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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The week is coming to end. Celebrate it with these quality reads:

• Jeremy Grantham on Tesla, Fertilizer Wars (GMO letter)
• Bill Gates' Steve Jobs Moment (stratechery) see also Bill Gates Emulating Jobs's Return Carries No Guarantee (Bloomberg)
• Apple Yanks World's Most Popular Bitcoin Wallet From App Store (Wired)
• Big guns roll out to defend securities class actions (Alison Frankel)
• Twitter's first earnings report in charts: more money from less-engaged users (Quartz) see also As Technology Gets Better, Will Society Get Worse? (Elements)
• Get the feeling you're being watched? These eyes in the sky can track every person, vehicle in an area for hours. (Washington Post)
• Creationists Have Questions. I Have Answers. (Slate)
• Inside Wall Street's Most Secretive Fraternity (IB Times) see also The 7 Fastest-Growing Finance Jobs (Business Insider)
• Rock-Star Pope at war with GOP's Ayn Rand Capitalism (MarketWatch)
• U.S. Domestic Flights Are the Most Packed on the Planet (Skift)

What's up for the weekend?

Costs to Protect Against Short-Term Volatility Are On the Rise

Source: WSJ

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