Ritholtz's Reads: AIG Bailout and a New Industrial Revolution

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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Strap yourself in, it looks like it's going to be another bumpy ride. Brace yourself with our morning train reads:

  • Wall Street Might Know Something the Rest of Us Don't (The Upshot), see also "There she goes, my beautiful world" as the S&P 500 breaks its two-year uptrend (TRB)
  • The Risk That Will Bite You Next Is NOT The One That Bit You Last (Cassandra Does Tokyo)
  • We're living through a new industrial revolution (FT)
  • Trillions in Global Cash Await Call to Fix Crumbling U.S. (Bloomberg), see also US budget deficit falls below 3% of GDP (FT)
  • Remember the $182 Billion AIG Bailout? It Just Wasn't Generous Enough (Daily Beast)
  • Q&A with Patrick O'Shaughnessy, author of Millennial Money (Abnormal Returns)
  • The Diminished IPad (Stratechery)
  • Voter ID Math Finally Adds Up for Judge Posner (Bloomberg View)
  • Up to half of Earth's water is older than the sun (New Scientist), see also Scientists hit new milestone in search for water on planets outside our solar system (Washington Post)
  • NASA: Earth Just Experienced the Warmest Six-Month Stretch Ever Recorded (Slate)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Zara Kessler at zkessler@bloomberg.net