Ritholtz's Reads: Where That Money Went

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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Strong week! Bring it home with our morning train reads:

  • Why Investors In Alternatives Perform So Poorly (A Wealth of Common Sense), see also For Hedge Funds, Start of 2016 Offers Little Relief From 2015 (NYT)
  • This is where the collector car market is going, say the experts (Classic Driver)
  • China’s trilemma—and a possible solution (Brookings), see also What’s In A Growth Target? For China, Hope And Simple Math (China Real Time Report)
  • Big Banks Paid $110 Billion in Mortgage-Related Fines. Where Did the Money Go? (WSJ)
  • Why We’re Terrible at Predicting Happiness (Motley Fool)
  • What Happens When the Surveillance State Becomes an Affordable Gadget? (Bloomberg)
  • Inside Rubio’s collapse: A fateful decision that helped unravel his campaign (Washington Post)
  • The Echo From Amazon Brims With Groundbreaking Promise (NYT), see also Samsung’s New Galaxy S7 Phones Are Beautiful (Re/code)
  • 20 podcasts that will make you smarter (Business Insider)
  • Sir George Martin, Beatles’ gifted record producer, hailed as ‘the Fifth Beatle,’ who signed the band and went on to help them revolutionize popular music (Telegraph), see also How George Martin Changed Pop Music Production (NYT)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jack Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group and inventor of the index fund.

Aging Bull Market Has Fed in Its Corner

Source: WSJ

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