Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: The Year of the Unloved

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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Happy Merry! Some expertly curated reads to end your light, holiday-shortened week:

• Bullishness Jumps to Three-Year High (WSJ), but see Mom and Pop Wary of Stocks (WSJ)

• Bob Peck's Top 10 Disruptive Themes for 2014 (Reformed Broker)

• Sorry, haters: Unloved stocks had a great year (MarketWatch)

• Abenomics Drives Japan Hedge Funds to World's Top Performers (Bloomberg)

• Fed wins battle of the exit -- for now (FT)

• Why Gold Would Be Useless in an Economic Apocalypse (The Atlantic)

• Bank Of America Economist Torpedoes One Of The Main Arguments For Impending Inflation (Business Insider)

• Send in the Drones? Retailers Ruined This Christmas (Daily Beast), see also Final Tally For All The Amazon Shopping This Holiday Season (Business Insider)

• The Year We Broke the Internet (Esquire)

• The Least Important Writers of 2013 (Gawker)

What are you reading?

10 Year Treasury Yield Touches 3%

Source: WSJ

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net