Ritholtz's Reads: Robo Advisors vs. Wall Street

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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Hand curated, dry aged, lovingly selected: Our mid-week morning train reads:

  • Robo Advisors Take On Wall Street: Technology is transforming the insular world of financial advice. That’s good news for investors. (Barron’s)
  • Can your investment portfolio survive rising interest rates? (Fortunesee also How Should Investors Prepare for Rising Rates? (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Why finance is too much of a good thing (FT)
  • Predictions and Prognostications: “It is exceedingly difficult to make predictions, particularly about the future” (Alpha Capturesee also The Courage of Outrageous Predictions (Phil Pearlman)
  • Dear Buy-side. You seem very concerned about liquidity. Can I suggest paying for it? (Medium)
  • Goldman: These Seven Megatrends Are Going to Reshape the Auto Industry (Bloomberg)
  • Obama Proposes One-Time 14% Tax on Overseas Earnings (WSJ)
  • GoDaddy Isn’t the Company You Think It Is (Wired)
  • When Stephen Fry met Jony Ive: the self-confessed tech geek talks to Apple’s newly promoted chief design officer (Telegraph)
  • “What’s one thing you’ve learned at Harvard Business School that blew your mind?” (Medium)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net