Ritholtz's Reads: LeBron James, Warren Buffett and the Mighty Dollar

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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I'm back in the saddle after a day off the grid. We're bringing you today's reads from an undisclosed location:

  • Europe Crisis Is Resistant to Medicine of Low Rates (NY Times) see also Dollar Is a Winner as Policies Shift (WSJ)
  • LeBron James: The Next Warren Buffett? (Motley Fool)
  • Is the Aggregate Index Too Heavy in Treasuries? (Morningstar) but see Cats and Dogs Living Together? Bonds and Stocks Both Rising (MoneyBeat)
  • Pimco's Flagship Fund Shrinks Again (WSJ)
  • 6 Reasons Samsung Should Fear the iPhone 6 (Bloomberg)
  • Amnesty International: Islamic State Carrying Out Ethnic Cleansing (LA Times)
  • Dropping Science: 'XKCD' Cartoonist Randall Munroe on His New Book (Rolling Stone)
  • Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls (Popular Science)
  • Scientists: The American Southwest Faces a 'Megadrought' (Modern Farmer) see also Dramatic Photos of California's Historic Drought (The Atlantic)
  • High Times at High Times: 40 Years Old, the Publisher Branches Out Into Partnerships and Even a Private Equity Fund (Washington Post)

What are you reading?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net