Ritholtz's Reads: The Doomsayer's Guide to the Fed Decision

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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It's Fed Day, Part 1. Start it right with our hand-curated morning train reads. 

• The Doomsayer’s Guide to the Fed, Rates and What Could Go Wrong (Bloomberg) but see Don’t Worry Too Much About A Fed Interest Rate Hike (fivethirtyeight

• You’re not irrational, you’re just quantum probabilistic: Researchers explain human decision-making with physics theory (Science Daily

• A new Chinese export — recession risk (FTbut see Takes More Than a $2 Trillion Stock Rout for Recession Bell (Bloomberg

• Remembering 2008: It Could Have Been Another Depression (Conversable Economist

• 27 scariest moments of the 2008-09 Financial Crisis (Business Insider

• Wall Street’s latest panic: Trump could win (Politico

• Officials Cover Up Housing Bubble’s Scummy Residue: Fraudulent Foreclosure Documents (The Intercept

• ‘Syria is emptying’ (Washington Postsee also Scenes From a Human Flood (NYT

• More Americans Have Been Shot to Death in the Last 25 Years Than Have Died in Every War (MoJo

• 5 Things to Watch For in the Second Republican Debate (Bloombergsee also Who Said It: Donald Trump Or Lucille Bluth? (Buzzfeed)

What are you reading?

4.4 Million U.S. Properties Remain in Negative Equity

Source: World Property Journal

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