Ritholtz's Reads: The Tortoise, the Hare and Teaching Kids to Invest

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 reads to get your Friday off on the right foot. Now, I'm going fishing:

  • Bears Who Won Big During Finance Crisis Are Growling Again (WSJ)
  • Emerging Markets Have More Room to Run. (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • The Hare Gets Rich While You Don't. Back the Passive Tortoise. (FT Alphaville)
  • Teaching Your Children How to Invest (Meb Faber) see also Three Reasons Investors Have It Good (MSN Money)
  • Forget energy efficiency: America's utilities now have to deal with "demand destruction" (Slate)
  • I'm sorry if I step on some toes or turn anyone off in the process, but this is why I'm here (TRB) see also Catastrophically Wrong Forecaster Dick Morris Is Reinventing Himself as a Financial Expert (Media Matters)
  • Get ready for Generation Z (MacLean's)
  • PC Sales Estimates: How the Sausage Gets Made (Fortune) see also Microsoft's Long, Slow Decline (Daring Fireball)
  • BMW M3 Bares Teeth to Would-Be Kings of Sports-Car Jungle (Bloomberg)
  • ExxonMobil, Chevron Locked In Bidding War To Acquire Lucrative Pennsylvania Senator (The Onion) see also Scientists: Rich People, Poor People May Have Shared Common Ancestor (The Onion)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net