Ritholtz's Reads: The Consensus on Coffee

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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Ahh, good to back in the East Coast swing of things, recovering from jet lag. Here are my West Coast, Napa sourced morning train reads:

  • This Time It’s Different for Investors? No -- and Yes (WSJ)
  • Is it Time for a No-Bond Portfolio? (USAT) see also Bund “tantrum” warns of future accidents (FT)
  • What retirement savers need to know about the fiduciary rule (MarketWatch)
  • The Economic Recovery that Can’t Get Any Respect (PragCapsee also High Share of Part-Time Workers Helps Explain Weak Wage Growth (Real Time Economics)
  • A Dozen Things I’ve learned from Julian Robertson about Investing (25iq)
  • In the U.K., Nate Silver finally found an election he couldn’t predict (Quartzsee also 20 things you may have missed from the U.K. election (BBC)
  • The Decline of Pseudoscience (TNR)
  • One Thing All the Billion-Dollar Unicorns Have in Common (Re/Code)
  • More Consensus on Coffee’s Benefits Than You Might Think (Upshot)
  • The Truth About Smartphone Apps That Secretly Connect to User Tracking and Ad Sites (MIT Technology Review

What are you reading?

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