Ritholtz's Reads: Why China Fell So Much

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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My Tuesday morning train reads:

• Why China’s Market Fell So Much (WSJsee also The Real China Contagion Risk (Gadfly)

• Wise investors should be playing the long game (Telegraph

• Market crash statistics (Statistical Ideassee also The Known Unknowns (Irrelevant Investor

• The worst idea in the presidential debate: a return to the gold standard (LA Times

• 5 Reasons to Be Scared of the Market Selloff (MoneyBeatsee also The first trading day of the year is a bellwether of the full calendar year (MarketWatch

• Deleted: FINRA Erases Many Broker Disciplinary Records (Financial Planning

• Byron Wien Announces Predictions for Ten Surprises for 2016 (Blackstone

• How to generate a Golden Age: TV Edition (Digitopoly

• Trump and His Debts: A Narrow Escape. He cut deal with banks, took cash out of casinos to weather 1990s bind (WSJsee also Donald Trump’s provocative first TV ad raises the temperature of GOP race (Washington Post

• How an angry comic who had a coke habit became the Barbara Walters of podcasts (Washington Post

What are you reading?

Ups and downs

Source: Bespoke Investment Group

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