Ritholtz's Reads: Consumers and Pessimists
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?
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