Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: Bubbles, Tablets and the F-Word

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 Friday morning. Here is my end-o-week, Hey!-it's-a-3-day-weekend reads:

• How to Detect a Market Bubble (FT), see also 3 signs that stocks cost too much (MarketWatch)
• How Washington beat Wall Street (Politico)
• Retail store traffic has fallen, and may just stay that way (WSJ), see also A Closer Look at the Target Malware (Krebs on Security)
• Noah: Why economics gets a bad rap (The Week)
• What you need to know about the court decision that just struck down net neutrality (Gigaoom), see also Verizon's Victory Over FCC Rules Seen as a Loss for Netflix (Bloomberg)
• ETF Does Not = Index Fund (Rick Ferri)
• Astonishing factoid of the day: Half of American adults now own a tablet or e-reader (Pew Research), see also How iPhones are forcing banks to rethink brick-and-mortar branches (Quartz)
• What is regulation for? (Math Babe)
• Likely NSFW: 'Wolf of Wall Street' Breaks F-Word Record (Variety), see also Every Single Curse Word Said in The Wolf of Wall Street (Vulture)
• 6 Simple Habits To Keep You Consistently Happy Every Day (Fast Company)

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Source: The Economist

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