Ritholtz's Reads: Hedge Fund Armageddon

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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Is it just me or does it seem like there is more news today than usual? No worries, we have you covered with our morning reads:

  • You Can't Even Spell 'Capitulation' (TRB)
  • Is Rampant Hedging a Bullish Sign? (Barron's)
  • Google Study Heightens Fund Industry Fears (FT)
  • Argentina vs. the Hedge Funds (Consortium News) see also Are Hedge Funds Doomed? Everything You Need to Know, in Four Paragraphs (The Week)
  • 31 Fantastic Pieces of Advice for Surviving Your First Year on Wall Street (Business Insider)
  • Going Too Easy on Eric Holder's Wall Street Inaction (Columbia Journalism Review) see also The Hole in Holder's Legacy (NYT)
  • Why the Fed Is So Wimpy (Harvard Business Review)
  • Solar Power Is Growing So Fast That Older Energy Companies Are Trying to Stop It (Vox) see also Perovskite Offers Shot at Cheaper Solar Energy (WSJ)
  • On The Future of Apple and Google (Steve Cheney)
  • How the Humble Umbrella Became a Hong Kong Protest Symbol (BBC) see also A Turning Point In the Fight for Hong Kong: Beijing Remains Unlikely to Cave to Pro-Democracy Protesters' Demands, but It Is Now Losing Hearts and Minds. (Foreign Policy)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net