Ritholtz's Reads: Leaving Money Behind

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:

Companies Urge Retiring Workers to Leave Something Behind—Their Money (WSJ)

You’re obsessed with outcomes. Here’s why attention to process pays off. (Washington Post), see also The Process of Judging an Investment Process (A Wealth of Common Sense)

Can lower oil prices cause a recession? (Econbrowser)

$217 trillion: Total value of all the real estate/property in the world (City A.M.)

Meet The Most Photographed Trader On Wall Street (BuzzFeed)

How missing out on 25 days in the stock market over 45 years costs you dearly (MarketWatch), see also 6 Tips for Investors When the Stock Market Tumbles (NYT)

The Challenges of Science Communication (NeuroLogica)

Egg McMuffins Could Save McDonald’s (Bloomberg), see also McDonald’s Sales Are Up, Thanks to All-Day Breakfast (Eater)

We’re lucky if we get to be old, physician and professor believes (Washington Post)

How Math, And Not A Telescope, May Have Found A New Planet (FiveThirtyEight), see also Q&A: The ‘Pluto Killer’ who thinks he’s found the true ninth planet (Washington Post)

What are you reading?

Corporate Profits Decline Before Recessions

Source: WSJ

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