Ritholtz's Reads: How Wall Street's Bankers Stayed Out of Jail

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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Look for lighter volume courtesy of the Rosh Hashanah holiday. (And happy New Year to you). Enjoy our Monday morning temple reads.

• FOMC Preview and Review of Projections (Calculated Risksee also Which Fed Leaders Fear Inflation? Look at When They Grew Up (NYT)

• Wild Trading Exposed Flaws in ETFs (WSJ) Managers of exchange-traded funds seek to find causes of August 24 disruptions

• Another Thing That Worked in the Past That Won’t In the Future (Investor Field Guide)

• How Wall Street’s Bankers Stayed Out of Jail: The probes into bank fraud leading up to the financial industry’s crash have been quietly closed. Is this justice? (The Atlantic)

• Big Data Analysis Reveals October is Best Month to Buy a Home in U.S. (World Property Journal)

• 25 disruptive health-care companies to watch (Becker’s Hospital Review)

• What I Learned This Week About Tim Cook’s Apple (Re/Code)

• Secrets of longevity may lie in long-lived smokers, a ‘biologically distinct’ group with extraordinary gene variants (Washington Post)

• 4 reasons why ‘Key & Peele’ is one of the all-time great sketch shows (Daily Dot)

• Djokovic And Federer Are Vying To Be The Greatest Of All Time (fivethirtyeight)

What are you reading?

Pressure Builds on Developing Nations

Source: WSJ

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