Ritholtz's Reads: A Potential Bust and the Return of Bud Fox

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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The holiday season is in full swing but it won’t interfere with our morning reads.

  • What Happens to Stocks and Bonds When the Fed Raises Rates? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • 17 Signs You Were a CIO in 2014 (#6 Will Blow Your Mind)   (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Vanguard Calls for Boardrooms Shake-Up (FT)
  • Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate: Mostly Demographics and Long Term Trends (Calculated Risk) see also Hiring Surge Shows Strength of U.S. Economy as Bears Flee (Bloomberg)
  • “Bud Fox here, I have a great idea for you…” (Certifiable Planner)
  • The Marijuana Industry Is Following the Trail Blazed by Big Tobacco (Washington Post)
  • Don’t Fear an Oil Bust: Yes, it’ll hurt the U.S. energy industry. It could also make it better. (Slate)
  • Google News: The biggest missed opportunity in media right now (GigaOm)
  • Potential George Washington Bridge Probe Indictments May Come in January (NBC New York)
  • Famous Hubble Star Explosion Is Expanding, New Animation Reveals (Universe Today

What are you reading?

U.S. Payrolls in November Grew 321,000; Jobless Rate 5.8%

Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor on this story:
Alex Bruns at abruns@bloomberg.net