Ritholtz's Reads: The Business of Funny Money

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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Here are my morning, pre-fishing reads:

  • When Entertainment Passes for Investment Advice (Bloomberg View) see also Chief Economists Are the New Marketers (Washington Post)
  • There's ALWAYS a Divergence (TRB)
  • Hard Truth: Successful Investing Involves a Lot of Luck (Motley Fool)
  • Global QE Ends as China Opens Second Front in Bond Tapering (Telegraph) see also Is Global Chaos the New Normal? (LA Times)
  • The most Bullish thing I read today: Greenspan Says Stocks to See 'Significant Correction' (Bloomberg)
  • The Business of Fake Hollywood Money (Priceonomics)
  • Million-Dollar U.S. Housing Loans Surge to Record Level (Bloomberg) see also This Real Estate Site Is Becoming the Facebook of Homes (Slate)
  • Shameful: Thank You for Your Service: How One Company Sues Soldiers Worldwide (ProPublica)
  • What Makes Someone a Refugee? (The Atlantic) see also Why the Border Crisis Is a Myth (NY Times)
  • Evolving on Marijuana: changing view of marijuana over six decades (New York Times)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net