Ritholtz's Reads: Consumers and Pessimists

It's been a surprisingly strange week as December rushes headlong towards the end of the year.

It's been a surprisingly strange week as December rushes headlong towards the end of the year. And the reads: 

  • Jim O’Neill: Emerging Markets Mock the Pessimists (Bloomberg View) but see James Montier: The Stock Market Is Hideously Expensive (Valuewalk)
  • Don’t try this: Meet the High Schooler Who Made $300K Trading Penny Stocks Under His Desk (The Verge)
  • Yes, the American Consumer Is Back (Reformed Broker)
  • Brain Turns Statistics Into Emotion! (The ReThink Group)
  • The Purple Prose of Activist Investor J. Carlo Cannell (Dealbook)
  • Nine Tax-Savvy Tips to Consider Before the End of the Year to Help Get All the Tax Breaks You Can (Fidelity)
  • The Fracking Fallacy: The U.S. Is Banking on Decades of Abundant Natural Gas to Power its Economic Resurgence. That May Be Wishful Thinking. (Nature.com)
  • This journalist replies to young boys who send her rape threats on Facebook by telling their moms (PRI)
  • Star statistician Hans Rosling takes on Ebola (Science Insider) see also Aristocrats and Monkeys (Statistical Ideas)
  • How Do You Solve a Problem Like Scalia? Set His Dissents to Music (WSJ)

What are you reading?

Americans Borrowing More Briskly for Cars, Homes

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Source: The Wall Street Journal

 

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