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Barry Ritholtz

What You're Hearing Is Market Noise

Much of what you hear about financial markets is noise that often is seductive, but wrong.
Can anybody hear me over this racket?  Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg
Can anybody hear me over this racket? Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

In a new project at Bloomberg I will interview some of Wall Street's most influential thinkers. I'll share more details with readers when we get closer to a launch date, but several consistent themes have become clear to me, even at this early stage.

The one I want to discuss this morning is the concept of noise.