Ritholtz's Reads: Morning Is the Worst Time to Trade Stocks

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:

• Negative Momentum Weighs On All The Major Asset Classes (Capital Spectatorsee also Why Morning Is the Worst Time to Trade Stocks (WSJ)

• The Not-So-Surprising Truth About Gold Bugs (Fund Reference)

• Many of the Companies That Went Public in the Past Year Are Trading Below Their Offering Price (Bloombergbut see Fears grow over US stock market bubble (FT)

• How to ruin your financial life, #badadvice (Washington Post)

• Fischer’s 2014 Why-Wait Wisdom Points to Fed Liftoff This Week (Bloombergbut see Why The Fed Is Likely to Stand Pat This Week (Bloomberg)

• Something Most Investors Simply Cannot Accept (A Wealth of Common Sense)

• Insiders Beat Market Before Event Disclosure: Study (WSJsee study The 8-K Trading Gap (SSRN)

• The cofounder of Apple talks about what it was like to work with Steve Jobs when the company was failing (Business Insider)

• Libor’s Mastermind: The Unraveling of Tom Hayes, Convicted in a Global Financial Scandal (WSJsee also Was Tom Hayes Running the Biggest Financial Conspiracy in History? (Bloomberg)

• Odds of a Kanye West Presidency: 90% (Scott Adams)

What are you reading?

Shrinking Shortfall

Source: WSJ

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