Ritholtz's Reads: Your Biggest Investment Mistake

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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Hard to believe, but this is our first morning train reads of the post-Clarkson era:

  • Stock Market Downdraft Is a Buying Opportunity (Barron’s) but see Nasdaq Composite Falls Most Since April as Tech Shares Tumble (Bloomberg)
  • The biggest mistake investors are making right now (Fortune)
  • How Much Cash Is Too Much Cash for Your Portfolio? (US News)
  • Weak Demand? Strong Dollar? U.S. Businesses Aren’t Investing Much (Real Time Economicsbut see Economist Says U.S. Consumer Spending Is About to ‘Surge’ (Bloomberg)
  • How China used more cement in 3 years than the U.S. did in the entire 20th Century (WonkBlog)
  • How Online Retailers Are Creating Immersive Brand Experiences in the Real World (Adagebut see The golden days of “40 percent off” sales are over (Washington Post)
  • Iran Has a Little Surprise for Oil Market (Bloomberg)
  • Jeremy Clarkson Officially Fired From Top Gear (Jalopniksee also Jeremy Clarkson dropped from Top Gear (BBC)
  • I’ll HashTag That! (Om Malik)
  • The Most Important Thing on the Internet Is the Screenshot (Wired)

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