Ritholtz's Reads: Meet Generation Subprime

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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Three day weekend! Get it started right with our artisanal morning train reads:

  • Seven Lies Investors Tell Themselves (Total Return)
  • Still Waiting For a New High in Breadth (Bespoke)
  • Meet Generation Subprime (USN&WR)
  • Mark Zuckerberg Just Wants a Little Privacy. $100 million and 750 Acres of It. (Slatesee also Top CEOs Make 373 Times the Average U.S. Worker (Real Time Economics)
  • What to Make of the Topsy-Turvy Bond Market (Upshot)
  • What’s Wrong With ‘Mathiness’ in Economics? (Bloomberg Viewsee also Mathiness versus Science in Growth Economics (Growth Econ)
  • The Agency That Barely Moves: The SEC is paralyzed by politics and poor leadership, staffers say (Bloomberg)
  • Memorial Day Trips at 10-Year High Point to Busy Vacation Season (Bloombergsee also The Economy Looks Like It’s Picking Up, Which Could Mean a Slowdown in Tech Investing (Re/code)
  • The GOP Is Dying Off. Literally. (Politico)
  • Thank You and Good Night: The Final ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ (Grantlandsee also Letterman’s last ‘Late Show’: Sap-free and just right (Washington Post)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Businessinterview with David Booth, founder and chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors this weekend. 

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Barry Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net