Here are some expertly-curated reads to start your week off right:

  • The Job Market's Five-Year Recovery in 10 Charts (FiveThirtyEight)
  • How the world's largest hedge fund operates (WSJ)
  • Why You Should Buy Stocks Today (MSN Money) but see Not Even a Bull Market Can Interest People in Stocks (MarketWatch)
  • What You'll Miss About the Recession (Motley Fool)
  • Get Out of Stocks!* (Investing Caffeine) see also Horseshoes and Hand Grenades (Reformed Broker)
  • The Economy Has Reached a Milestone. No Thanks to the Housing Market. (WonkBlog)
  • Financial Sector Default Risk Plummets (Bespoke)
  • What Ethan Swan Learned From Tracking Every Tattoo in the NBA (FiveThirtyEight)
  • How Comments Shape Perceptions of Sites' Quality -- and Affect Traffic (The Atlantic)
  • The Guy Who Reads Junk on the Web So You Don't Have to (Jack Shafer) see also Spoiler Twitter Accounts: The Rise in Clickbait Has Created a Crazy Phenomenon You Won't Believe. (Digiday)

What are you reading?

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