Ritholtz's Reads: Don't Short Boring

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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Start your Thursday off right with my morning reads:

  • Small Stocks Hurting; Bad Omen for the Market? (Barron's) but see Don't Short This Dull Market (MarketWatch)
  • Gold Dreamers Face Harsh Reality (Bloomberg View)
  • Absolute(ly No) Return Bond Funds (Chief Investment Officer)
  • The Recession's Lost Generation of Homeowners Isn't Millennials -- It's the Middle-Aged (Trulia) see also Why Plummeting Millennial Homeownership Isn't as Alarming as It Seems (WonkBlog)
  • The 'Biggest Fiscal Development' of the Last Three Decades Is the Stunning Slowdown in Healthcare Spending (Business Insider)
  • Americans Say Jews Are the Coolest (The Atlantic) Yay! The end of prejudice!
  • Why Democrats Can't Be the Party of Business (NY Mag)
  • 14 Facts That Help Explain America's Child-Migrant Crisis (Vox)
  • You Already Use Way, Way More Than 10 Percent of Your Brain (The Atlantic) see also What If It Were Possible to Learn Any New Skill? (Pacific Standard)
  • Are Smartphones Ruining the Restaurant Experience? (Slate)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net