Ritholtz's Reads: Lost Glory and Golden Rules

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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Reset: A new week begins, a fresh chance to see what will be. Oh, and our morning train reads:

  • Return of the Stockpickers: Active managers seek to recapture their lost glory as interest rates rise. (Barron’s) but see Hedge Funds Take Cautious Line on Stocks Use of Leverage Declines; Wall Street Analysts Recommend Shares of Big U.S. Firms (WSJ)
  • Seven golden rules of investing as markets defy gravity (Telegraph)
  • How OPEC Weaponized the Price of Oil Against U.S. Drillers (Bloomberg) see also Plunging Oil: What the Past Tells Us (Barron’s)
  • There Is No Effective Fiduciary Duty to Maximize Profits (Medium)
  • The Depression’s Unheeded Lessons (NYT)
  • Meet Nate Cohn, New York Times’ new young gun on data (Capital New York)
  • Selling Apple Watch (Above Avalon) see also The Monopolist (Asymco)
  • A signal of distaste for dynasties bodes ill for Bush, Clinton (Washington Post)
  • We Are All Confident Idiots (Pacific Standard) see also Lessons from Dunning-Kruger (NeuroLogica)
  • How Stuart Scott Made Booyah His Own (Slate)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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