Ritholtz's Reads: The Fed Wavers on September Rate Rise

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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Be happy you are not Brazil. One thing I can assure you is our morning train reads will never be cut to junk: 

• Hilsenrath: Fed Wavers on September Rate Rise (WSJ)

• Market Volatility Has Changed Immensely: Volatility is not what it used to be. (Bloomberg) see also The Stock Market’s Wake Up Call (Servo)

• Multifamily Investment in U.S. Hits Record High Over Last Year (World Property Journalsee also The Next Crisis Is Coming by Land (Bloomberg View)

• Patterned By Birth (Irrelevant Investor)

• A Market Update for Real Investors: News for people with long attention spans. (Motley Fool)

• Memo to David Einhorn re: Gold Miner Suckitude (Reformed Broker)

• It’s expensive to be poor in America (The Economist)

• Brief Thoughts and Observations Regarding Today’s ‘Hey Siri’ Apple Event (Daring Fireballsee also Eight Years After the First iPhone, Apple Keeps Going Its Own Way (NYT)

• The Endurance of Bushism (New York  Magazine)

• Earth has lost half its forests since dawn of civilization, study finds (CS Monitor)

What are you reading?

Risk-Weighted Assets in Relation to Total Assets

Source: WSJ

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