Ritholtz's Reads: Boomers Are What's Wrong With the Economy

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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My morning reads coming to you straight from Starbucks:

• The Year Ahead 2016: 50 Companies to Watch (Bloomberg

• Baby boomers are what’s wrong with America’s economy (Washington Post

• Market Changes May Prompt New Definition of Insider Trading (Dealbook

• Companies Are Attacking Consumers For Bad Reviews — Now Congress Wants To Step In (Buzzfeedsee also We Asked A Lawyer What to Do if You’ve Been Screwed by an Arbitration Clause (Vice

• Grantland and the (Surprising) Future of Publishing (Stratechery

• First-time Buyers Continue to Retreat from U.S. Housing Market (World Property Journal

• Daniel Kahneman on Intuition and the Outside View (Compounding My Interestssee also How Framing Affects Investment Decisions & Outcomes (Wealth of Common Sense

• How Much the Presidential Candidates Raised from Real People (Bloomberg

• ‘B.S. Report’ SXSW Special: Horatio Sanz and Wesley Morris (Grantlandsee also Horatio Sanz’s brutal “SNL” takedown: The show became too conservativeand helped George W. Bush win the presidency (Salon

• Adele: Inside Her Private Life and Triumphant Return (Rolling Stone)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jeff Maggioncalda of Financial Engines.

The S&P 500 hasn’t been this far above its 50-day simple moving average since February 2012

Source: @michaelbatnick

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