Ritholtz's 10 Tuesday Reads: Easy Money, Your Favorite Music

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 morning. Here's what I'm reading to kick-off my Tuesday:

• Bull Market Rivals '90s at Half Valuation as Demand Broadens (Bloomberg) but see also Bull Market Looks Good, but Beware Ides of March (Barron's)
• 401(k)s aren't the problem. You Are. (Washington Post)
• The "Easy Money" Myth (Reformed Broker)
• Why Do Options Prices Predict Stock Returns? (SSRN)
• Hilsenrath Analysis: Fed Likely to Continue Taper, Consider Changing Forward Guidance (Real Time Economics)
• NYSE, Nasdaq Join to Push for Trading Rule (WSJ)
• Digital Hub 2.0 (stratēchery)
• "The Upshot" Is NYTs' Replacement for Silver's FiveThirtyEight (Quartz)
• 10 Things the Gun Industry Won't Tell You (MarketWatch)
• What Your Favorite Music Says About You and How It Can Improve Your Life (Time)

What are you reading?

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(Barry Ritholtz writes about finance, the economy and the business world for Bloomberg View. Follow him on Twitter @Ritholtz.)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net