Ritholtz's Reads: Beware Stories of the Death Cross

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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My two-fer-Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Market pullback: 1997 or 1998? 2011 or 2014? (Fidelitysee also U.S. Stocks Decline as S&P 500 Posts Worst Month Since May 2012 (Bloomberg)
  • Beware Stories of the Death Cross (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Maybe This Global Slowdown Is Different (BVsee also China’s latest manufacturing data underscore investor fears about the country’s growth (WSJ)
  • The Value-at-Risk Fiasco (Statistical Ideas)
  • 13 Arguments Pro & Con: Should the Fed tighten? (Marginal Revolutionsee also What Fed Officials Are Saying About a September Rate Increase (WSJ)
  • The Most Expensive Apartment Listings in New York That Are Not in Manhattan (Bloomberg)
  • American Industry Wastes Huge Amounts of Gas by Burning It Off. Here’s a Cheap Way to Save It. (Slate) see also Oil Prices Soar Amid Lower U.S. Output Estimates, OPEC Article (WSJ)
  • Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead. (James Clear)
  • Increase Taxes? Talk by Donald Trump Alarms G.O.P. (NYTsee also GOP Elite Charts Four Paths to Destroy Trump (BV)
  • A Life Well Lived (Oliver Sackssee also Oliver Sacks, 1933-2015 (Longform)

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