Ritholtz's 10 Tuesday Reads: Market Paradoxes and Retirement Myths

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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Some reads for the beginning of this four-day week:

  • Three Market Paradoxes (Fidelity)
  • Maybe There's Life in the Old Bull Market Yet (NY Times) but see What Mr. Bond Is Telling the Market (Financial Post)
  • Hedge Funds' Investing Prowess Doesn't Live Up to Billing. (WSJ)
  • Three Reasons Why Europe Deserves Another Look (BlackRock)
  • Investor Education Is 'Futile,' 'Totally Discredited' (ThinkAdvisor)
  • Bots Were Responsible For Bitcoin's Stratospheric Ascent, Anonymous Report Claims (GigaOm) see also As Details of Gold Manipulation Come to Light, Price Action Makes More Sense (Kid Dynamite's World)
  • Master's Degrees Are As Common Now As Bachelor's Degrees Were In the '60s (Vox)
  • Five Myths About Retirement: It's likely to cost a lot more than you think it will. (WSJ) see also Many Americans Fear Going Broke In Retirement (USA Today)
  • Why Hollywood Loves Dystopian Science Fiction (Priceonomics)
  • "Let's, Like, Demolish Laundry" (NY Mag)

What's got your attention this morning?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net