Ritholtz's Reads: U.K. Shows It Doesn't Have to Be Hard to Save

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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The week glides to the finish line. Finish it smartly with our artisanal morning train reads:

• Hedge funds and the active management crisis (CFA Institute)

• Why Is It So Hard To Save? U.K. Shows It Doesn’t Have To Be (NPR)

• Are Private Equity Returns Overstated? (A Wealth of Common Sense)

• Byron Wien: Stocks Are Prey to Uncertainties (Barron’s)

• Car Repairs a Click Away, Without the Fuss and Bother (NYTsee also Can Detroit Beat Google to the Self-Driving Car? (Bloomberg)

• Failed Investment Guy Lenny Dykstra Did Show Flashes Of Creativity (Climateer Investing)

• How to Write a Great Quant Blog (QuantStart)

• Before Paddles Are Even Raised, $1 Billion of Art Already Has Buyers (Bloombergsee also Quiz: Could You Cut It as an Art-Buying Billionaire? (Bloomberg)

• The Apple TV You’ve Always Wanted Is Finally Here (Buzzfeed)

• The Top GOP Contenders Have a Problem With the Truth, Not the Press (Slatesee also No, Tax Cuts Still Don’t Pay for Themselves (The Upshot)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Mario Gabelli of Gamco Investors.

Most Companies in the S&P 500 Have Investment-Grade Debt Ratings

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