Ritholtz's Reads: Let’s Be Honest About Gold: It’s a Pet Rock

Start your week right with our expertly crafted morning train reads

So much for a slow, quiet summer! Start your week right with our expertly crafted morning train reads:

• Let’s Be Honest About Gold: It’s a Pet Rock (MoneyBeatsee also Gold Plunges to Lowest Since 2010 (Bloomberg

• High Conviction Buybacks (investorfieldguide

• Cheap Oil Should Fuel Economy at Last: Drop in oil prices has not yet helped the economy. The benefits should start rolling in now. (WSJ

• What is so great about Warren Buffett? (Quora

• Interpreting information in China’s stock markets (Michael Pettis

• Google’s Hal Varian On Where All The Productivity Has Gone (Forbessee also 7 Reasons Google Exploded (TRB

• Bidding Wars Return to Home Market: Battles prompted by too few homes offered for sale (WSJ

• Barack Obama’s lame-duck period could be one of the least lame ever (Quartz

• 6 surprising things the government spends way more on than the Pluto mission (Vox

• How Does Tesla’s ‘Ludicrous Mode’ Stack Up Against Bugatti, Lamborghini? (Bloomberg

What are you reading? 

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