Ritholtz's Reads: Not Wasting Time

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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Have we reached the end of the week already? No worries, we have you covered with our hand-crafted morning reads: 

  • One of the Most Famous Rules of Investing Might Be Totally Wrong (Businessweek) see also Diversification or Deworsification? (Dual Momentum)
  • Just Your Average V-Bottom (Dana Lyons)
  • Swedroe: Questioning Value Of Endowments (ETF.com)
  • The Fed and ECB Differ Sharply on the Oil Shock (FT) but see Fed Simulations Call for Rate Hikes Soon (Real Time Economics)
  • The Incredible Shrinking Incomes of Young Americans (The Atlantic)
  • We Now Know How to Save the Planet. For $17.6 Trillion (Bloomberg) but see Oil Prices & Retail Sales  (Capital Spectator)
  • The 85 Most Disruptive Ideas in Our History (Businessweek)
  • A Bill to Ban FBI ‘Backdoors’ in Tech Products (The Verge)
  • Stop Wasting Everyone’€™s Time: Meetings and emails kill hours. How to identify the worst offenders (WSJ)
  • The Ultimate, Definitive Best Albums of 2014 (Any Decent Music)

 This weekend, we have real-estate savant Jonathan Miller on Masters in Business.

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Source: Calculated Risk

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