Ritholtz's Reads: Stock Investors Haven't Been This Bearish in 15 Years

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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Welcome back to the show. Start it right with our Brooklyn-sourced, morning train reads: 

• Stock investors haven’t been this bearish in 15 years (Marketwatch

• Ending the Markets’ Short-Term Obsession (Bloomberg View

• How A Little Lab In West Virginia Caught Volkswagen’s Big Cheat (NPRsee also The Study That Started the Volkswagen Scandal (CityLab

• The Rich Are Different. They’re Better Investors. (Bloomberg View

• The More Yellen Talks Up Inflation, the Less Traders Believe Her (Bloombergbut see U.S. Bonds Flash Warning Sign; Yield spreads between corporate debt and Treasurys have been climbing (WSJ

• How to Win in Wall Street: by a Successful Operator (Irrelevant Investor

• The Trick to Making Better Forecasts (WSJ

• New iPhones, New Behaviors (Re/codebut see The Apple bias is real (The Verge

• Boehner Leaves Chaos in the House and Clarity in the Presidential Election (Bloomberg

• The Best Accessories for Your iPhone, iPad, and More (The Wirecutter

What are you reading?

One Big Reason Congress Ignores the Poor: They Don’t Vote

Source: Vox

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

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James Greiff at jgreiff@bloomberg.net