Ritholtz's Reads: How Market Volatility Affects Our Brains

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 a sultry September morn, where things are starting to get very interesting. Our two for Tuesday morning train reads:

• Would Seth Klarman Buy His Own Book? (CIO)

• U.S. Labor Day Travelers Save $1 Billion on Gas This Holiday Weekend (WPJsee also Infrastructure Debt Is Hot Property Right Now (FT)

• How Market Volatility Affects Our Brains (Alpha Architect)

• Why a Stronger Housing Sector Isn’t Boosting the U.S. Economy That Much (WSJsee also Cost of Skyscraper Glass Hits Dizzying Heights (WSJ)

• Judge’s Ruling Offers Peek Into Private Equity’s Secret World (NYTsee also An Obscure Hedge Fund Is Buying Tens of Billions of Dollars of U.S. Treasuries (WSJ)

• Conservatives Have Failed to End the Fed, But They’re Not Giving Up Hope (WonkBlog)

• Move Over Exxon, Russian Drillers Are Oil World’s Top Performers (Bloombergsee also Melting Ice Isn’t Opening Arctic to Oil Bonanza (NYT)

• General Scowcraft: The Iran deal: An epochal moment that Congress shouldn’t squander (Washington Post)

• Trump’s War With Palm Beach: For Palm Beachers, watching Trump claw and bluster his way through the Republican primary has a familiar ring. (Politico) see also The Trump of 1856 (BV)

• 50 Is the New 42: Technology Is Making Brains of Middle-Aged Younger (Telegraph)

What are you reading?

 Source: Bianco Research

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