Ritholtz's Reads: Bad Investments, Great IPhones

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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Our locally sourced, artisanal, hand-curated morning train reads:

• Are Stocks Overpriced? (Servo) see also Global Rally Shows Relief at End of $11 Trillion Stocks Meltdown (Bloomberg)

• Is Your Financial Adviser Making Money Off Your Bad Investments? (NYT)

• Warning: The MLP Business Model May Not Survive (Brian Nelson)

• What it means to be great (Asymco) see also iPhones are great and people love them so Apple clearly needs some advice on how to make iPhones (MacWorld)

• VW warned not to cheat on diesel emissions in 2007, suppressed internal 2011 whistle-blower (ExtremeTech)

• Why Does Wall Street Want Higher Rates? (Bloomberg View)

• Twitter Plans to Go Beyond Its 140-Character Limit (Re/code)

• With Roca Labs smackdown, the FTC slams nondisparagement clauses for the first time (BoingBoing)

• A theory of how American politics is changing (Vox)

• Study Correlates Brain Connections to Intelligence (NeuroLogica)

• Map Reveals Ghostly Antineutrinos Lurking Within Earth (Live Science)

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10 Percent Corrections: 2009 to Present

Source: Bespoke Investment Group

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