Ritholtz's Reads: Error-Proof Portfolio and Stampede of Mergers

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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My morning train reads:

• Why the Stock Market Is Struggling to Regain Momentum (MoneyBeat) but see Learning to Love Volatility (Rick Ferri)
• The 2000's Was the Worst Decade For Investors (Yahoo Finance)
• Europe's low inflation is sending it into a lost decade (WonkBlog) but see Fed Hawks Squawk (Tim Duy's Fed Watch)
• Of macro and micro at Leen's Lodge (SNL)
• Fired Managers Outperform Hired Managers (Reformed Broker)
• An Insider's Account of the Yahoo-Alibaba Deal (Harvard Business Review) see also Stampede of Mergers Could Mean Growth, or Irrationality, Ahead (DealBook)
• The Error-Proof Portfolio: 6 Rebalancing Mistakes to Avoid (Morningstar)
• How the Tea Party became as corrupt as the Beltway it loathes (The Week)
• Latest research: Why everyone should take vacation (WaPo)
• Why seven hours of sleep might be better than eight (WSJ)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net