Ritholtz's Reads: Bill Gates, Millennials and Ebola

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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Hope you feel rested and refreshed! I have a feeling this week is going to get a bit funky! Start it right with our morning train reads:

  • How Scared Should Investors Be? (WSJ), see also Bear markets are a learning experience. Really. (USA Today)
  • The Quantitative Value Philosophy: Buy the Cheapest, Highest Quality Value Stocks (Alpha Architect)
  • It's the "new mediocre", not a global recession (FT), see also Why is the recovery so weak? It's the austerity, stupid. (Washington Post)
  • A Dozen Things I've Learned From Jeffrey Gundlach About Investing (25iq)
  • How Bill Gates Thinks (The Atlantic)
  • Buybacks: Money well spent? (FT)
  • Nearly half of American households are financially insecure (Marketplace)
  • 15 Economic Facts About Millennials (Medium)
  • The stunning cuts to America's budget to fight disease outbreaks (Vox), see also Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director (HuffPo)
  • The Internet Of Someone Else's Things (TechCrunch)

What are you reading?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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