Ritholtz's Reads: Racing Toward Full Employment

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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Welcome back from the holiday weekend to a light workweek. Many schools are closed for spring break, but no worries, we have your morning train reads:

  • Racing Towards Full Employment (CSENbut see S&P 500 Rallying 206% Beats Wage Growth by Most in Five Decades (Bloomberg)
  • The Competitive Exclusion Principle (Peak Oil Barrel)
  • All 3 Preconditions for Active Outperformance are Present (Reformed Brokersee also Why Paying for Financial Advice Makes Sense (NY Times)
  • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Lou Simpson About Investing and Business (25iq
  • Why the big broker behind your financial adviser might be working against you (Marketwatchsee also Report Says Ads Show Illusion of Fiduciary Duty (US News
  • BMW will make plug-in hybrid versions of all models (AutoBlog
  • The Plan to Speed Up Baseball (WSJsee also Holy Cow! The Chicago Cubs Finally Have a Winning Business Plan (Bloomberg)
  • The Rise of Chipotle Nation (Bloomberg View
  • Jupiter, Destroyer of Worlds, May Have Paved the Way for Earth (Scientific American)
  • How Duke and Wisconsin Got Their Edge (WSJ)

What are you reading?

Job Growth Fell in March, but Remains on Upward Trend

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net