10 Thursday Reads: Too Big BlackRock?

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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Goedemorgen, here is what I found interesting this a.m.:

• Too Bullish for Comfort (Barron's)

• Sheila Bair: Is BlackRock too big to fail? (Fortune)

• Ultra-Low Interest Rates: Who Wins? Who Loses? (Conversable Economist)

• Why the Dollar Dominates, and Why That's Not All Good (WSJ) see also Stiglitz: An Agenda to Save the Euro (Project Syndicate)

• REITS, Brokers & Conflicts: The ghost of private placements past (Investment News)

• Home Buyers Are Scarce, So Renters Take Their Place (NY Times)

• How to Burst the "Filter Bubble" that Protects Us from Opposing Views (MIT Technology Review)

• NSFW!: The Porn Industry Goes Social With PinSex (Fast Company)


• Apple, China Mobile Sign Deal to Offer iPhone (strat?chery)


• 5 New Rules of the Office Holiday Party (Fox Business)

What are you reading?

Forward Price / Earnings Ratios By Sector

Source: The Reformed Broker

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