Ritholtz's Reads: It's All About Jobs

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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There are lots of cross-currents these days and the market are starting to get squirrely but don't worry. We have your morning train reads:

  • Job Woes Linger in 29 States as U.S. Recovers Unevenly (Bloomberg) see also Jobs, Outliers and Elections (Statistical Ideas)
  • A NYC Wealth Management Firm Created a Super Cheap Way for Young People to Get Professional Investment Help (Business Insider)
  • Six things investors need to know about October (USA Today) see also And the Rest of the Year (TRB)
  • Detailing Financial Links of Doctors and Drug Makers (NY Times)
  • The Psychology Behind Costco's Free Samples (The Atlantic)
  • D.C. Mystery: Jeff Bezos' Plan for the Washington Post (Politico)
  • Why People Believe Things You Don't Believe (boingboing)
  • The Greatest Job Perk You've Never Heard of: "Pre-cation" (Slate)
  • Forget Ebola. That's Not the Virus That Should Terrify Americans (Quartz)
  • Einstein's "Time Dilation" Prediction Verified (SciAm)

What are you reading?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net