Ritholtz's Reads: Why Oil Prices Are Falling Again

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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I’m off to Maine for some fishin’ & drinkin.’ But I won’t leave you in the lurch -- my morning plane reads:

  • Jon Stewart and ‘The Daily Show’: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at 9 Essential Moments (NYT)
  • Higher Fees Are Fruitless for Pension Funds, Think Tank Says (CIO)
  • Citadel’s Ken Griffin Leaves 2008 Tumble Far Behind (WSJ)
  • Twitter May Be a Takeover Target, but Google Is Unlikely to Take It Over (Re/Code)
  • Oil prices are falling again. Here’s why (Quartz)
  • A Sense Of Self: What Happens When Your Brain Says You Don’t Exist (NPR)
  • Farmland Investments Take Root (WSJ)
  • For His Next Trick, Barefoot Genius Aims to End Broker Rip-Offs (Bloomberg)
  • How to Make Sense of Donald Trump’s Perch Atop the Polls (Upshot)
  • I left San Francisco to visit a quaint historic village called ‘New York City’ (Fusion)

What are you reading?

Timing the Next Bear Market, circa 2019

Ed Yardeni

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