Ritholtz's Reads: Bears, Gold Bugs and Monkeys

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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My mouth is already watering for Turkey Day. Hopefully, the weather won’t interfere with your travel plans. It certainly didn’t interfere with our morning reads:

  •  The $400 Billion Bond Mismatch Keeping Bears at Bay Endures (Bloomberg)
  •  Boomers, Millennials and Interest Rates: A Muni Investor’s Perspective (Black Rock Blog) see also An Unbeatable Investment for Millennials (BV)
  •  Hedge Funds Lose Money for Everyone, Not Just the Rich (Bloomberg)
  •  How Macquarie Makes Money By Losing Money on Toll Roads (Streetsblog USA)
  •  After Recession, Home-Remodeling Is on the Rise (Real Time Economics)
  •  Swatting the Gold Bugs (Streetwise Professor)
  •  It’s Incredibly Rare for a Grand Jury to Do What Ferguson’s Just Did (fivethirtyeight) see also It’s Not Just Ferguson: U.S. Cops Who Kill Are Rarely Indicted (Quartz)
  •  Politicians Who Regulate Big Cable Invest in AT&T, Comcast  and Verizon (Gizmodo)
  •  The Debunking Handbook: Now Freely Available for Download (Skeptical Science) but see Porsche 911 Carrera GTS drive review (Autoweek)
  •  Monkeys Know What They’re Doing (Wired)

 What are you reading? 

 Current Dow rally below average in both duration and magnitude

Source: Chart of the Day

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Alex Bruns at abruns@bloomberg.net