Ritholtz's Reads: Forecasting Follies

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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Pour yourself a strong mug of Danish Blend and settle in for our long-form weekend reads:

Trend Following In Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Backtest (Philosophical Economics)see also Here We Go Again: Forecasting Follies 2016 (Above the Market)

Amazon Invades India: How Jeff Bezos aims to conquer the next “trillion-dollar market.” The inside story. (Fortune)

Blowhards Beware: Megyn Kelly Will Slay You Now (Vanity Fair)

How Is the Economy Doing? It May Depend on Your Party, and $1 (The Upshot)

Warren Buffett’s Predatory Lender Charges Minorities A Lot More (Buzzfeed)

No Accident: Inside GM’s deadly ignition switch scandal (Atlanta Magazinesee also The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare (NYT)

Ned Overend Is the Champion Cyclist Who Never Grows Old (Outside)

Magical thinking: the history of science, sorcery and the spiritual (New Statesman)

Why Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Want Your Vote (Bloomberg)

The Triumph of Email: Why does one of the world’s most reviled technologies keep winning? (The Atlantic)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Michael Covel. 

Chinese reversal

Source: WSJ

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