Ritholtz's Reads: Tours of Billionaire Bunkers

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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Eight hundred years after the Magna Carta was signed, we continue the Anglo-American legal tradition of morning train reads:

  • Horizons: Markets Are Jittery as Fed Gears Up to Increase Rates (WSJ) but see Don’t Fear Fed’s Rates ‘Liftoff’ (WSJ)
  • Billionaire Bunkers: Exclusive Look Inside the World’s Largest Planned Doomsday Escape (Forbes)
  • All the Clean-Energy Successes That Came Out of the Program Mostly Known for the Solyndra Flop (Slate)
  • Less Is More: What Small Investors Can Learn From a Pension Giant (MoneyBeat)
  • 4 ways to face your investing fears (Marketwatch)
  • Wall Street Cop Ben Lawsky: ‘That Was What Surprised Me, the Obviousness of It’ (NY Magsee also Hauling Finance Out of the ’50s into the 21st century. (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Gilded Age of Art Draws Billionaires to $3.4 Billion Basel Fair (Bloomberg)
  • Why ‘Buy’ Buttons Will Pose Big Challenges for Google, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter (Re/Code)
  • Life with Tesla Model S: Local supercharger joys & frustrations (VentureBeat)
  • Magna Carta, Still Posing a Challenge at 800 (NYT)

What are you reading?

‘Don’t fight the Fed’ may be too simplistic.


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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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Cameron Abadi at cabadi2@bloomberg.net