Ritholtz's Reads: Hedge Funds Gear Up for Another Big Short

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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Gear up for another busy day, barely halfway though the week, with our morning train reads:

• Hedge Funds Gear Up for Another Big Short (WSJ)

• 5 biggest takeaways of Apple’s Q3 2015 quarterly earnings (MacWorldsee also Apple Watch Revenues almost $1 billion dollars (AP)

• Forget gold, the sugar price collapse is far more dramatic (Telegraph)

• History Shows Iran Could Surprise the Oil Market (Bloombergsee also Obama reads Iran better than his critics (FT)

• Price stickiness is not a mystery, and it is not psychology (Interfluidity)

• These Superhumans Are Real and Their DNA Could Be Worth Billions (Bloomberg)

• Dodd-Frank turns 5 today; Is it this administration’s most underrated achievement? (Vox)

• Confidential Documents: Red Cross Itself May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent (ProPublica)

• Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It (Wired)

• We now have an economic theory that explains the reckless rock ‘n roll lifestyle (Quartz)

What are you reading?

Gallup poll 2011: 34% of Americans said gold will make the best long-term investment, 17% said stocks

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