Ritholtz's Reads: Bernanke on Bubbles and Bitcoin

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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Markets continue to shake off externalities and are powering forward into the expected December rate hike. End your week right with our morning train reads: 

• Ben Bernanke on bubbles, bitcoin, and why he’s not a Republican anymore (Quartz

• Buffett’s Grandson Seeks Own Investment Route: Social Change (NYT

• My Dangerously Selective Memory (Bacon Asset

• Money Manager Gundlach Says Buy India. Here’s How (Bloomberg

• Number-crunchers lift lid on investor choice (FT

• Land Rover Defender Ends 70-Year Run Ferrying Farmers and Royals (Bloomberg) see also The Last Land Rover Defenders Are Rolling Off the Production Line (Bloomberg

• Finland’s depression is the final indictment of Europe’s monetary union (Telegraph

• Belgium is a failed state: Brussels’ nest of radicalism is just one of the failings of a divided, dysfunctional country. (Politicosee also Why ISIS Has All the Money It Needs (Bloomberg

• Selling Feelings (Stratechery

• Two Gorgeous Spiral Galaxies Just Because (Slatesee also Local supernova 2 million years ago solves cosmic ray puzzle (New Scientist

What are you reading?  

S&P 500 Performance by Market Cap

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