Ritholtz's Reads: Revenge of the Nerds

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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In case you missed it, yesterday was the 27th anniversary of 1987 crash -- in 2014 terms, that would be a one day drop of 3,700 points in the Dow. Oh, and reads:

  • What Is Global Market Turbulence Telling Us? (FT)
  • When Stocks Are Expensive, Returns Have Been Lower (The Upshot) see also How Low Will Stocks Go? (WSJ)
  • Seeking a Cause After a Benchmark Bond's Unnerving Move (Dealbook)
  • Five Reasons to Worry About Deflation (Washington Wire)
  • GM's Hit and Run: How a Lawyer, Mechanic and Engineer Blew Open the Worst Auto Scandal in History (Pando)
  • European Banks and the Global Banking Glut (Piera)
  • The Plot Against Public Education: How Millionaires and Billionaires Are Ruining Our Schools. (Politico)
  • This Could Be the Future of Battlefield Robotics (NextGov) see also Baidu Embraces Artificial Intelligence to Build a Better Search Engine (Businessweek)
  • Nerd Culture Is Destroying Silicon Valley (Quartz)
  • How To Make $500,000 A Year On Twitter (Fast Company)

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Bears but no picnic

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net