Ritholtz's Reads: Get Smart About Stock Market Investing

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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My two-fer-Tuesday morning train reads: 

• It’s a Bull Market. Get Intelligent About Stock Market Investing. Take a look at the real Nasdaq 100 (Bloombergsee also Getting High on Their Own Supply: Corporate stock buybacks put a floor under earnings (Bloomberg

• Swedroe: Hedge Funds Continue To Fail (ETF.com

• Ask Me Anything: Varoufakis (Redditsee also Grexit remains the likely outcome of this sorry process: Unless the economy behaves very differently than in the past, it will be trapped in a vicious circle (FT

• Investors Flee Commodities: Prices of raw materials tumble as the Fed prepares to raise rates (WSJ

• Silicon Valley Doesn’t Believe U.S. Productivity Is Down (WSJbut see Daniel Kahneman: ‘What would I eliminate if I had a magic wand? Overconfidence’ (The Guardian

• Wolfgang Schäuble: ‘There Is No German Dominance’ (Spiegel

• You’re Richer Than You Think. Really. (Fiscal Times

• Donald Trump Is The World’s Greatest Troll (FiveThirtyEightsee also What Donald Trump was up to while John McCain was a prisoner of war (Washington Post

• Four ways the end of Moore’s Law will change the economy (Telegraph

• How Different Groups Think about Scientific Issues (Pew Researchsee also 13 Tricks to Appear Smart on Twitter (Cooper Review)

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