Ritholtz's 10 Monday Reads: Bulls, Bears and Wolves

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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Good Monday morning. Here is what I am reading today:

• What if this bull market is actually just a very old bear? (Financial Post)
• A Market Streak Has Ended, but the Echoes Haven't (NY Times) see also Why Stocks are a "Harder Call" Now (Reformed Broker)
• How Healthy Is the Public Technology Market? (Tom Tunguz)
• It's Time To Admit Apple Knows Exactly What It's Doing With Its iPhone Business (Business Insider) see also Goodbye, Cameras (New Yorker)
• Out of the Abyss: Looking for Lessons in Iceland's Recovery (Spiegel)
• A Watchdog Grows Up: The inside story of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Washington Post) see also Elizabeth Warren Introduces Bill To Expose 'Sweetheart Deals' For Corporations (National Memo)
• Controlling the Investment Lizard Brain (Investing Caffeine)
• How the Wolf of Wall Street Created the Internet (Slate)
• U.S. protectionism, or what happens when there's too much of a good thing (FT Alphaville)
• What Makes a Football Player Smart? (New Yorker)

What are you reading?

The Return of Securitization: Back from the dead

Source: The Economist

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net