Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: The Future of the Internet

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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Did I mention it's Friday?

  • Solar Power Burns Old Utilities' Business Models (Daily Beast) see also Challenges Lie Ahead for North American Oil Production (NY Times)
  • How the FCC Plans to Save the Internet by Destroying It: An Explainer (Medium)
  • If a Bubble Bursts in Palo Alto, Does It Make a Sound? (NY Times) see also Einhorn Has It Wrong (Alpha Baskets)
  • Foreclosure errors top rate reported by regulators when they ended their review (WSJ) see also Is Capitalism Driving Itself Out of Business? (Fortune)
  • GE-Alstom Set to Test Immelt After EU Wrecked Welch's Plans (Bloomberg)
  • How Taxpayers Are Subsidizing CEO Pay (The Buzz)
  • The Price of New Homes Is Surging -- in Part Because Houses Are Getting Bigger (WonkBlog) see also Hamptons Home Sales Surge as Wall Street Fuels Price Gain (Bloomberg)
  • Digital Mapping May Be Nokia's Hidden Jewel (NY Times)
  • Flight Delayed? Your Pilot Really Can Make Up the Time in the Air (FiveThirtyEight)
  • Don't Give Up on the iPad (stratechery)

What's up for the weekend?

We're on track for 4°C of global warming -- and 2°C is increasingly unlikely

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