Ritholtz's Reads: The Virtues of Market Timing

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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I have become unaccustomed to quiet, uneventful weeks. Let's see if it can keep rolling for two more days. Here are Thursday's morning train reads:

• A History Of Insane Art Prices (Digg)
• Market Timing Is Back in the Hunt for Investors (Institutional Investor)
• Do People Want to be Fooled? (Irrelevant Investor) see also Underestimating the Power of Compound Interest (A Wealth of Common Sense)
• Swedroe: Valuation Metrics In Perspective (ETF.com)
• Unicorns Signal the Right Kind of Bubble (Bloomberg View) see also Panics and Bubbles reading list (Noahpinion)
• The Misery Index is worthless (Washington Post)
• California’s Costly Solution to Make the Ocean Drinkable (Bloomberg)
• Why Big Banks Weren’t Smiling During the GOP Debate (WSJsee also GOP Debate: Almost Every ‘Fact’ About Wall Street Was False (Wall Street On Parade)
• Think You’re a Good Multitasker? Stop Lying, Says Dan Harris (Big Think)
• The Soaring Price of Vintage Ferraris (Priceonomics) but see How This Classic Car Broker Is Helping Collectors Gauge the Market (Bloomberg)

What are you reading?

Only 4% Chance of Stock Market Bubble

Source: MarketWatch

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