Ritholtz's 10 Tuesday Reads: Predictions, Biases and Springsteen

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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My train delayed, man it's cold outside morning reading:

• Never Mind the Predictions: What Did We Learn? (NY Times)
• Of brains and balls: Nassim Taleb's macro bets (Noahpinion), see also Nassim Taleb used to be my hero. But today, he's just plain wrong. (The Week)
• Buybacks, Great Rotation, and Melt-Up (Dr. Ed's Blog)
• 7 predictions for 2014, 5 of them probably true (MarketWatch), see also Bull Market Has Years Left for Shaoul on S&P 500 Values (Bloomberg)
• The Strange and Interesting History of the GLD ETF (TBP)
• Manage Your Biases (Adam H. Grimes), see also Every Seven Years (The Research Puzzle)
• NYT spreads AEI's Big Lie of the Crisis (Columbia Journalism Review)
• How global warming can make cold snaps even worse (Quartz)
• Bruce Springsteen "High Hopes" album review (Rolling Stone)
• Colin Kaepernick May Be the Toughest (or Craziest) Quarterback Ever (WSJ)

What are you reading?

Company Earnings Warnings Are at Record Highs

Source: MarketWatch

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net