Ritholtz's Reads: Cloning Steaks

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.”
Read More.
a | A

I doubt anyone is going to wear this for Halloween. Oh well, on to the reads:

  • Fed’s Axis of Opposition Shifts From Hawks to Doves (Real Time Economics) but see Why the Fed Is Giving Up Too Soon on the Economy (Wonkblog)
  • Buybacks Can Juice Per-Share Profit, Pad Executive Pay (CFO Report)
  • GLD’s Fall From Grace (A Wealth of Common Sense) see also Gold Equals 15 Barrels of Oil in Bearish Sign for Bullion (Bloomberg)
  • Everything You Think You Know About the News Is Probably Wrong (Quartz)
  • The Timeless Allure of Stock-Market Timers (Barron’s)
  • Goldman Sachs Spooked the Market by Dethroning OPEC and Declaring the U.S. King (Quartz) see also Why the Drop in Oil Prices Caught So Many by Surprise (WSJ)
  • Germany’s Car Elite to Go After Tesla (Epoch Times)
  • Apple Pay Registered One Million Credit Cards in First 72 Hours (Re/Code) see also Retailers Like Wal-Mart Have Started a War Against Apple That They Have No Chance of Winning (Business Insider)
  • U.S. Suspends Risky Disease Research: The government will cease funding “gain-of-function” studies that make viruses more dangerous (Scientific American)
  • For $100,000, You Can Clone Your Dog (Businessweek) see also Cloning Cows From Steaks (and Other Ways of Building Better Cattle) (National Geographic)

What are you reading?

U.S. Earnings Reassures Investors but Growth Lags

This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Bloomberg View's editorial board or Bloomberg LP, its owners and investors.

To contact the author on this story:
Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net