Ritholtz's Reads: Things People Say During a Bull Market

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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The news flow never stops, and neither do we. Our hand curated morning train reads:

  • Drinking Through A Diversity Hangover: What if investors don’t want diversity in asset management? (CIO)
  • Things People Say During a Bull Market (A Wealth of Common Sensesee also How I learned to stop worrying and love the missing CapEx (Humble Student of the Markets)
  • Economists Actually Agree on This: The Wisdom of Free Trade (The Upshot)
  • Millennials Are Moving Out of Basements and Into Apartments (Bloombergbut see also Homeownership Rate Is Now the Lowest Since 1989, But There’s a Silver Lining  (Real Time Economics)
  • The supervillain’s guide to saving the internet (Fredrik deBoer)
  • Saudi Arabia’s Solution to Global Oil Glut: Pump Even More Crude (Bloombergsee also The Oil Rally Looks Doomed, in Five Charts (Bloomberg)
  • Being Raised Wealthy Changes the Way You Think About Work and Parenting (The Atlantic)
  • NFL Gives Up Tax Break to Keep Its Secrets (BVsee also NFL Will End Its Tax-Exempt Status, Goodell Tells Owners (Bloomberg)
  • NASA Research Suggests Mars Once Had More Water Than Arctic Ocean (NASA)
  • What you really need to know about Baltimore, from a reporter who’s lived there for over 30 years (Wonkblogbut see The Brutality of Police Culture in Baltimore: Abuses every bit as egregious as Ferguson. (The Atlantic)

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