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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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Welcome back to the monkey house, and the start of a new week of volatility. No worries, we have your backs with our last week of the summer, morning train reads:

  • 30-Minute VIX Frenzy Exposes Obsession With Volatility Hedging (Bloomberg)
  • Hawkish Rumblings (Tim Duy’s Fed Watchsee also Fed’s Fischer: ‘Good Reason’ to Think U.S. Inflation Will Move Higher (WSJ)
  • Are You a 'Ben Graham Defensive Investor'? (Research Affiliates)
  • A ‘Black Swan’ Fund Made $1 Billion This Week: As market collapsed, hedge-fund firm Universa Investments gained roughly 20% on Monday (WSJ)
  • The 25 Most Promising Jobs For Millennials (Forbessee also Rethinking Work (NYT)
  • Economists: Seventy percent said crude oil at $40 per barrel would have no impact on the Fed (Bloomberg)
  • Donald Trump Is Running A Perpetual Attention Machine (FiveThirtyEight)
  • No, 1 in 7 people on Earth Did Not Use Facebook on Monday (Statistical Ideas)
  • The Great ETF Crash of 2015 (Bespoke)
  • Quantum ‘spookiness’ passes toughest test yet: Experiment plugs loopholes in previous demonstrations of ‘action at a distance’, against Einstein’s objections — and could make data encryption safer (Nature)

What are you reading?

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