Ritholtz's 10 Monday Reads: Gold, Jobs and Interest Rates

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 is some reading to start off your workweek:

• Jobs Report: Back to Where We Started (FiveThirtyEight)
• Quack Quack: Demand, Meet Supply. (Reformed Broker)
• The Future for Real Interest Rates (Gavyn Davies)
• Apple's Deep Pockets: What $159 Billion Could Do (Bits)
• Hedge Funds Get Gold Timing Wrong on Rebound (Bloomberg) see also The Fall of Gold (QuickTake)
• When CEOs Matter (stratēchery)
• Michael Lewis's Crusade (NY Times) see also How NYSE, Nasdaq Profit Off 'Flash Boys' (NY Post)
• Why UPS Trucks Don't Turn Left (Priceonomics)
• Insult and Injury: How Doctors Are Losing the War Against Trolls (BuzzFeed)
• Ezra Klein: How Politics Makes Us Stupid (Vox)

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