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Barry Ritholtz

Ritholtz's Reads: Market Corrections and Austerity Zombies

What are you reading today? 

The correction continues apace, as equities are now down between 5 percent and 10 percent. But that's not the only thing going on, as you can tell from our morning reads:

• What Are the Odds We're Heading For Another Crash? (Wealth of Common Sense) see also The 10 Ways Market Corrections Appear on Twitter (TRB)
• Europe's Austerity Zombies (Project Syndicate)
• Retailers See Winds Filling Holiday Sales (WSJ) but see Household Finances May Curb Holiday Spending (NYT)
• Skills That Separate You as an Investment Manager: Discernment (CFA Institute)
• Nobel Prize in Economics Q&A: Why Jean Tirole? (Real Time Economics) see also The Nobel Economist Knew About "Too Big to Fail" 10 Years Before the Rest of Us (Slate) see also
• Secret Tool For Today's Financial Advisors (
• Drowning in Jam: How to Conquer "Decision Fatigue" (Slate)
• More efficient cars are putting a Hummer-sized dent in gas consumption (WonkBlog)
• Deadly Force, in Black and White: A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males (ProPublica)
• 19 Inconceivable Facts About The Making Of "The Princess Bride" (BuzzFeed)