Ritholtz's Reads: Terrible Advice for Young People

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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Now that the mystery of the 5-year old Flash Crash has been solved, onto our morning train reads:

  • Should you “sell in May and go away?” The answer: probably not if you take the long view. But expect lower volume. (Fidelity)
  • Why Is Spoofing Bad? (BVsee also Day Trader in Leather Jacket Far Cry From Wall Street Flash Boy (Bloomberg)
  • Terrible Advice I Hope Young People Ignore (Housel)
  • New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer Pushes To Give Wall Street More Pension Cash (IB Timesbut see Why Passive Management Wins Again (AIER)
  • Even as Home Values Rise, Negative Equity Rate Flattens (Zillow)
  • A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Ben Carlson about Investing (25iq)
  • Abuses at Corinthian Are Mirrored At Other Big For-Profit Colleges (Republic Report)
  • Buzz Over Bee Health: New Pesticide Studies Rev Up Controversy (NPR)
  • Nice Ph.D. Think It Was Worth It? (BVsee also Pros And Cons Of Going To Grad School (TheOnion)
  • Science Is Closing in on Dark Matter, But Beware the Hype (Wired)

What are you reading?

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