Ritholtz's Reads: Hedge Funds Want a New Name

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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Where does the time go? Its already Friday, and we present the finest morning train reads in the land.

  • In US Small-Caps, Quality Is on Sale (AB Globalsee also This is nothing like the 2000 dot-com bubble (MarketWatch)
  • Hedge Funds: Don’t Call Us a Hedge Fund (WSJ)
  • Silicon Valley is seizing the customers: Instead of building for others, companies are doing more for themselves (FT)
  • Fed Shouldn’t Raise Rates Yet Because Job Market Still Ailing (Real Time Economicssee also As Dollar Heats Up Overseas, U.S. Manufacturers Feel a Chill (NYT)
  • Meet Periscope, Twitter’s New Live Video App (Buzzfeed)
  • An Epidemic of Americans Behaving Well (Bloomberg View)
  • The Facebook Reckoning (stratecherysee also Parrying the Latest Predictions of Facebook’s Demise (NY Times)
  • Drones Invade Hollywood (WSJ)
  • 16 Smartphones That Were Deemed ‘iPhone Killer,’ 2008-2011 (Yahoo)
  • Music to die for: how genre affects popular musicians’ life expectancy (The Conversationsee also Apple and Beats Developing Streaming Music Service to Rival Spotify (NY Times)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net