Ritholtz's Reads: How the Original Insult War With Trump Was Waged

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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The short week gets us that much closer the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates. Don’t forget our morning train reads:

• Sentiment Is So Bearish That Maybe It’s Bullish (Dr. Ed’s Blogbut see What caused the equity crash? (FT)

• Are Hedge Funds Still for Suckers? Come on, people. (Bloomberg)

• A Dozen Things I’ve Learned from Charlie Munger about Risk (25iq)

• America’s Never-Ending Stadium Boondoggle: You and I continue to foot a large part of the bill for America’s billionaire sports owners. (CityLab)

• Which of These Two Visions of the Future of Financial Advice Will Become Reality? (Scholarly Financial Planner)

• Plutonium Is Unsung Concession in Iran Nuclear Deal (Science Times)

• How the Original Insult War With Donald Trump Was Waged (Bloomberg)

• Jeb Bush and the Return of Voodoo Economics (New Yorkersee also Dynamic Voodoo: Bush! tax! cuts! (NYT)

• A Migrant’s Journey: 1 Week, 30,000 People, 2,500 Miles (The Atlantic)

• BB-8 Awakens: Is Sphero’s New Droid the Most Awesome Star Wars Toy Ever? (WSJ)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jason Zweig, Wall Street Journal personal finance columnist, author of "Your Money & Your Brain" and the forthcoming "The Devil’s Financial Dictionary."   

China’s Foreign Currency Reserves Are Falling

Source: WSJ

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