Ritholtz's Reads: Explaining What Makes Stocks Rise

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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Our midweek explainer on just about everything will make you smarter by the time your morning train commute is over:

• 6 Great Investors Explain What Makes Stocks Rise (Barron’s)

• Nobody Knows How Much Bonds Cost (Bloomberg View)

• Gold: Is It Really Likely to Hit $5,000 an Ounce? (MutualFunds.com)

• Are Home Prices Again Breaking Records? Not Really (Real Time Economics)

• Why Economists Have Trouble With Bubbles (Bloomberg View)

• Understanding China’s Market in Eight Charts (WSJ)

• Market Manipulation Goes Global (Project Syndicate)

• Farewell, Google+, We Hardly Knew Ye (Daily Beastsee also Google Finally Admits Defeat on Google Plus (Slate)

• It’s Not Climate Change — It’s Everything Change (Medium)

• An accidental discovery 50 years ago changed how we see the universe (ExtremeTechsee also The black hole that has outgrown its galaxy (Cosmos)

What are you reading?

Bursting Shanghai Bubble Burst Resembles Nasdaq Fall in 2000

Source: USA Today

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor on this story:
James Greiff at jgreiff@bloomberg.net