Ritholtz's Reads: All Hail the New Bond King

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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No foolin’ around with our April Fool’s morning train reads:

  • Investors Across the Globe Join the Party (WSJ)
  • All Hail Jeffrey Gundlach, the New Bond King (Bloomberg View)
  • Once-bullish fund managers start to capitulate on oil prices (Reuterssee also Oil Speculators Focused on Glut Miss Surge as Bombs Hit Yemen (Bloomberg)
  • Highs and lows of the minimum wage (Tim Harford)
  • Did Bernanke forget about QE? (FT Alphavillesee also U.S. Government Bonds Rise for Fifth Straight Quarterly Gain (WSJ)
  • Here Comes a New Wave of Billion-Dollar Hedge Funds (Bloomberg)
  • Indiana Governor Backs Anti-Discrimination Fix in Self-Pitying Speech About “Religious Freedom” Law (Slatesee also Indiana Governor Either Confused Or Misleading Everyone About His Controversial Law (Huffington Post)
  • Can money buy your kids a bigger brain? (LA Times)
  • Are Social Media’s Benefits Getting Lost in Translation? (MIT Sloan Management Review)
  • Play PAC-MAN in Google Maps (Googlesee also Google Maps Pac-Man Locations: 30 Best & Hardest Game Levels To Play This April Fools’ Day (iDigital Times)

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