Ritholtz's Reads: Why Wages Aren't Keeping Up

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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Well, that was interesting! I am beginning to feel genuine empathy for equity Bears in this environment. No matter, our morning train reads will bring you up to speed:

  • Lessons From the Long Bull Market: What most of us missed. (Morningstar)
  • These Five BAML Maps Show the Major Global Trends Investors Need to Know: Robots, aging, food prices, political union, and stock-market value (Bloomberg)
  • Fed Funds Future: September is looking more certain as liftoff date for rates (WSJ)
  • Lack of Inventory, Rising Demand Driving U.S. Home Prices Up in Q2 (World Property Journalsee also Surge in Commercial Real-Estate Prices Stirs Bubble Worries (WSJ)
  • Unexpected Sources of Protection Against Inflation (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • What China may mean for U.S. investors (Fidelitysee also U.S. Is Missing Out On China’s Pork Boom Because Its Pigs Are on Muscle Drugs (Bloomberg)
  • The Future of Work: Why Wages Aren’t Keeping Up (Pacific)
  • Understanding Causality: Did Elon Musk build that? Yeah, but he had lots of help. (BV)
  • Security Tool Tricks Workers Into Spilling Company Secrets (Wired)
  • At 102, Glass of good wine is daily elixir for world’s oldest twin brothers (Reuters)

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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