Ritholtz's Reads: Angry Americans and Really Stupid Mistakes

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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Hey, congrats -- you survived Super Tuesday! Get back into the swing of things with our free-range morning train reads.

  • Angry Americans: How the 2008 Crash Fueled a Political Rebellion (Bloomberg)
  • Stock Exchange Prices Grow So Convoluted Even Traders Are Confused, Study Finds (NYT); not coincidentally SEC Awards Whistleblower More Than $700,000 for Detailed Analysis (SEC)
  • The Worst Market of All: One Without a Story (WSJ)
  • The Modern Day Philanthropist (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Social media can keep you from being ‘The Millionaire Next Door’ (Marketwatch)
  • Why Warren Buffett Doesn’t Think Climate Change Is His Problem (Bloomberg); see also rare good environmental news: Monarch butterflies and manatees, oh my! These two animals are on a big rebound. (Washington Post)
  • The Psychology of the Breathtakingly Stupid Mistake (Scientific American)
  • The case for infrastructure spending -- now (CBS News)
  • How Lobbying Obscured the Danger of Lead in Water (Bloomberg View)
  • Stephen Curry Is Not a Human Being: This is not how sports are supposed to work. (Slate)

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