Ritholtz's Reads: An Uber for Everything

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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Late night at the TunnelTop bar in San Francisco, slow getting in gear this morning. (How ever do you West Coast finance folks do this?) My noon reads:

  • What 118 Fed Rate Increases Since 1948 Show as Economy Falters (Bloomberg)
  • The trouble with factors (Humble Student of the Markets)
  • There’s an Uber for Everything Now (WSJ)
  • Fed’s Yellen: Stock Valuations ‘Generally Are Quite High’ (WSJbut see Hilsenrath’s Take: This Is Not An Irrational Exuberance Moment (Real Time Economics)
  • Billionaires versus big oil: A growing number of the world’s wealthiest people, from both ends of the political spectrum, are banding together to bet on new technologies that could displace fossil fuels. (Fortunesee also Tesla Battery Economics: On the Path to Disruption (Gizmodo)
  • Google Didn’t Kill Glass, It’s Just Making It Sexier (Fast Company)
  • FiveThirtyEight Dissects The Deflategate Report (538)
  • An Illustrated Guide to the British Election (Politico)
  • In China, Pigs Are Flying. Almost. (Sinosphere)
  • Stunning first shots from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest (Quartz)

What are you reading?

Vanguard Dethrones Pimco as Largest Bond Fund

WSJ

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