Ritholtz's Reads: Bond Bubbles and Inflation Chickens

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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Futures are higher this morning, but we never know what that means. Let's see if today's bounce has any staying power or not. Oh, and, morning train reads:

  • Shiller Spotted the Last Two Bubbles―Here’s What He Says About the Bond Boom (Money) see also Soaring Bond Prices May Sound an Economic Warning (Dealbook)
  • The (Real) Bank of America (Politico)
  • Value Managers Root for More Market Turmoil (Bloomberg)
  • The inflation chicken littles were so wrong: The dollar is on a tear (Washington Post)
  • House Republicans Change Rules on Calculating Economic Impact of Bills (NYT) see also White House Budget Director Blasts GOP ‘Dynamic Scoring’ Plans (Real Time Economics)
  • Nerd Intersectionality (Epicurean Dealmaker)
  • Massive spike in Okla. earthquakes may be due to fracking (WaPo) see also Nine Earthquakes Rock North Texas In Less Than A Day (CBS)
  • So Many Earth-Like Planets, So Few Telescopes (NYT)
  • North Korea boosted ‘cyber forces’ to 6,000 troops, South says (Reuters) see also North Korea Follows Only One American on Twitter―This Guy (MoJo)
  • The Shameful Triumph of Football (Atlantic)

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