Ritholtz's Reads: The Greatest Trader Who Ever Lived

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.”
Read More.
a | A

Another lovely day in NYC -- crisp, sunny and cold. It might be warmer after you absorb our extra-strength morning train reads:

  • Why Active Management Fell Off a Cliff -- Perhaps Permanently (TRBbut see If you want to make money on the markets you’ve got to tune out the noise (National Post)
  • Apple Pay gets a big vote of confidence from the U.S. government (The Switch)
  • At UPS, the Algorithm Is the Driver (WSJ)
  • In the one-thousand four-hundred and ninety-seven days since the market bottomed, we have admittedly been early in our call that the next shoe will drop. . .” (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Jesse Livermore: The Greatest Trader Who Ever Lived (Crossing Wall Street)
  • The size of the recent macro policy failure (Mainly Macrosee also Why do non-experts think they know about macroeconomics? (Noahpinion)
  • Get Ready for $10 Oil (Bloomberg View)
  • ‘From Atoms to Bits’: A Brilliant Visual History of American Ideas (The Atlantic)
  • Arctic glacier’s galloping melt baffles scientists (Climate News Networksee also Why climate scientists are right about how hot the planet is going to get (Washington Post)
  • How to Cause a Measles Epidemic in Five Easy Steps (Albert Einstein College of Medicine)

What are you reading?

When does the market expect the Fed to hike rates?

Bianco Research

This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Bloomberg View's editorial board or Bloomberg LP, its owners and investors.

To contact the author on this story:
Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor on this story:
Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net