Ritholtz's Reads: Bull Markets Are Alive

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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Markets were in rally mode yesterday, recovering almost all of the downside from Friday’s bloodletting. Futures look like they might make that happen today. Oh, and morning train reads:

  • The Bull Market in Stocks Is Alive and Well (Barron’s)
  • The Mystery of China’s Gold Stash May Soon Be Solved (Bloomberg)
  • This is what legalized pot looks like in New York (Crains)
  • This Is Your Brain on Money: How Investors Trip Themselves Up (WSJbut see Mom-and-Pop Traders Went on a Buying Binge During Friday’s Market Plunge (Bloomberg)
  • Is T.J. Maxx the best retail store in the land? (Fortune)
  • The Top 100 Highest Grossing Restaurants In America (Celebrity Net Worth)
  • Data Is the New Middle Manager: Startups are keeping head counts low, replacing them with a surprising substitute for leaders and decision-makers: Data. (WSJ)
  • The end of Moore’s law (The Economist)
  • 11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space (Voxsee also Astronomy: The Size of Stuff (Astronomy Central)
  • Every snide joke you’ve told about Ringo is wrong: The least-celebrated Beatle is finally getting the respect he deserves (Salon)

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