Ritholtz's Reads: History and First Rate Hikes

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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Our Tuesday morning train reads:

• Diverging Markets (Gadfly

• Will the Euro Fall to $1? Interest Rates Aren’t Investors’ Only Guide (WSJsee also Rebooting the Eurozone: Step 1 – Agreeing a Crisis narrative (Vox EU

• What Does History Say About The First Rate Hike And Stocks? (Ciovacco Capital

• The U.K. Is Quitting Coal. That’s Because Rich Countries Don’t Want It—and Poor Ones Do. (Slatesee also New York is transforming its energy systems. Meet the “czar” in charge. (Vox

• Hedge funds poach computer scientists from Silicon Valley (FT

• 7 Things I Learned Reading Every Issue Of ISIS’s Magazine (Crackedsee also Telling the Truth About ISIS and Raqqa (New Yorker

• What the death of the American mall means for investors (Marketwatch

• Carson Wins on Personality, Trump on Terror in Bloomberg Politics Poll (Bloombergsee also Clinton Opens 25-Point Lead on Sanders in Bloomberg Politics National Poll (Bloomberg

• “Everything Was Completely Destroyed”: What It Was Like to Work at Sony After the Hack (Slate

• Everything You Need to Know About Nest, Google’s Big Bet on the Smart Home (Re/code)

What are you reading?

Imports to New York and Los Angeles ports slump

Source: WSJ

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