Ritholtz's Reads: Fed Still Might Raise in December

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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Marco Rubio won last night’s debate. Everyone else wins with our morning train reads:

•Duy: December Still Very Much A Live Meeting (economistsview )

• Top 100 CEO Retirement Savings Equals 41% of U.S. Families (Bloomberg)

• Give It a Rest. Abenomics Is Doing Fine. (Bloomberg View)

•Investing is not easy. The old guard just makes it harder. (Lindzon)

• What the drop in Valeant’s stock says about hedge funds’ herd mentality (Fortune)

• Ted Cruz’s best moment of the debate was also completely wrong (Voxsee also Yeah, Jeb Bush Is Probably Toast (fivethirtyeight)

• The Homeownership Rate Is Near a 30-Year Low. Could It Be Hitting Bottom? (Real Time Economics)

• Apple TV: Everything We Know (MacRumorssee also Apple TV Review: A Giant iPhone for Your Living Room (WSJ)

• The Tantalizing Links between Gut Microbes and the Brain (Scientific American)

• Is It Really Better That Saddam’s Gone? Tony Blair offered a qualified apology for the Iraq War, but found it harder to say sorry for removing a dictator. (The Atlantic)

Happy Birthday, Internet!  Today in 1969, ARPANET went live between UCLA & Stanford Research Institute.

Tea Party Support Drops to New Low

Source: Gallup

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