Ritholtz's Reads: Reasons to Celebrate Higher Interest Rates

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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Heckuva week there. Finish strong with the best morning train reads in the land:

  • Some Thoughts On “Awful” Emerging Markets (Irrelevant Investorsee also How two of history’s greatest investors deal with losses (Reformed Broker)
  • 3 Reasons to Rejoice Higher Interest Rates (Rick Ferri)
  • You’ll never be a Yale superman (FT Alphaville)
  • Charley Ellis: Why active managers extract value from the investment process (Evidence-Based Investor)see also Masters in Business: Charley Ellis (BV)
  • 10 Questions I’m Thinking About (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • U.S. Home Foreclosure Inventory Down 70 Percent from 2011 Peak (World Property Journalsee also As Home Prices Rise, the Foreclosure Crisis Continues to Recede (Real Time Economics)
  • Stores Suffer From a Shift of Behavior in Buyers (NYT)
  • Wikipedia suddenly lost a massive amount of traffic from Google (Business Insider)
  • Music Festivals: Peace, Love and a Business Battle (WSJ)
  • How scientists hope to find alien life, in 7 steps (Vox)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Leslie Gelb, President Emeritus, Council on Foreign Relations.

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