Ritholtz's Reads: The Other Microsoft

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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Our decidedly asymmetrical reads:

  • Stock Returns After Periods of Above Average Performance (Wealth of Common Sense) see also 52-Week High and Momentum Investing (Alpha Architect)
  •  Michael Lewis: Extreme Wealth Is Bad for Everyone -- Especially the Wealthy (TNR)
  •  “Bear’s Anonymous” Finance’s Answer to A.A. (Cassandra Does Tokyo) see also A Final Purge to $700? What Gold Bulls’ Surrender Might Look Like (Yahoo Finance)
  •  Why Are So Many Workers Still Part Time? Seven Charts (Real Time Economics
  • The Anger of the Investing Class Has Curdled Into Paranoia. (Dealbook)
  •  Germany Doesn’t Understand That It Has a Responsibility to the Rest of Europe (WonkBlog) see also Getting the Germany Argument Right (Mainly Macro
  • 10 Ways Wall Street Is Just Like “Sesame Street” (Buzzfeed
  • Singapore ISP Unveils 2Gbps Fiber Broadband Service (ZDNet) see also Why Is American Internet So Slow? (The Week
  • Two Microsofts (Stratechery
  • What Architecture Is Doing to Your Brain (City Lab) see also Here’s What Your Brain Looks Like On Magic Mushrooms (FastCo Exist

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‘Too-Big-to-Fail’ Rule Would Raise Bar on Bank Capital

Source: The Wall Street Journal

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