Ritholtz's Reads: Capitalizing on the Dollar’s Rise

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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Our morning train reads will help you through the rest of your miserable week of adjustment to the idiocy that is daylight savings:

  • The Almighty Dollar: Options for capitalizing on the dollar’s rise. (Morningstar)
  • Diversification Means Always Having To Say You’re Sorry (Brian Portnoysee also This is an Investor’s Worst Nightmare (Irrelevant Investor)
  • A world of pain: The giants of global finance are in trouble (The Economist)
  • The below-zero lower bound: the negative yields observed on some government and corporate bonds are shaking our understanding of the ZLB constraint (Bruegelsee also European Yields Fall as Bond Purchases Begin (WSJ)
  • Your Guide to Understand (And Compete With) Robo-Advisors (iheartwallstreet)
  • The uproar over Sen. Tom Cotton’s letter to Iran, explained (Voxsee also Iran Offers to Mediate Talks Between Republicans and Obama (Borowitz)
  • Gross: Inside Walmart’s Wage Hike (Strategy&Business)
  • Spending on Our Crumbling Infrastructure (Washington Wire) see also Have Americans Officially Given Up on Washington? (The Atlantic)
  • I Have No Idea What’s Going to Happen in China and Neither Do You (Sinostand)
  • End the Ethanol Rip-Off (NY Timessee also Food for fuel: The price of ethanol (NECSI)

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