Ritholtz's Reads: Faulty Assumptions

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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What a week, and it's not over yet. Finish strong with the best morning train reads in the land:

So You Think A Recession Is Imminent, Yield Curve Edition (Economists Viewsee also Employment Edition (Economists View)

China, Oil Show Peril of Faulty Assumptions (WSJ)

The Bedrock of Portfolio Management (Wealth of Common Sensesee also Is it wrong to sell everything when markets fall (Marketwatch)

Oil’s Plunge Is Great News for Most of Us (Bloomberg View)

Housel: Things I’m Pretty Sure About: We’re all in the same boat. (Motley Fool)

The “Boys” Who Completely Transformed Chile’s Economy (Slate)

Should Advisors Hire a Financial Planner? (Advisor Perspectives)

Why (almost) everything you know about food is wrong (Vox)

Who’s Killing the PC? (Bloomberg)

Jazz Singer Cécile McLorin Salvant Doesn’t Want To Sound ‘Clean And Pretty’ (NPRsee also Cécile McLorin Salvant and All That Jazz (WSJ)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with fiduciary expert and Western Kentucky University Professor Ron Rhoades.

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Source: Slate

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