Ritholtz's Reads: The Recovery and the Crash

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 first-market-day-of-the-new-year morning reads:

  • The Year of Dollar Danger for the World (Telegraph)
  • 2015 Will Be the True Test of the Economic Recovery (fivethirtyeight) see also Government Spending, Edging Up, Is a Stimulus (NYT)
  • You Can Put the Next Stock-Market Crash on Your 2016 Calendar Now (MarketWatch)
  • Billionaires Chasing Warhols Fuel $16 Billion Art Sales (Bloomberg)
  • Happy Money and the Science of Spending -- How Money Really Can (Sometimes) Buy Happiness (Kitces)
  • What if North Korea Wasn’t Behind the Sony Hack? (Re/code) see also Behind the Scenes at Sony as Hacking Crisis Unfolded (WSJ)
  • Shifting Clout: Economists’ Academic Rankings and Media Influence Vary Wildly (The Economist)
  • Anchorage, Alaska Never Saw a Day Below Zero in 2014 (WonkBlog)
  • United and Orbitz Take Aim at 22-Year-Old’s ‘Hidden City’ Airline Ticketing Startup (MarketWatchsee also United Airlines Suing 22-Year-Old Computer Whiz (NY Post)
  • Luxury Wine Cellars Rise Up (WSJ)

What’s up for the weekend ?

Source: Jawbone

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