Ritholtz's Reads: The S&P 500 Profit Decline

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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Hey, tomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means we have your pre-turkey day travel reads teed up:

• S&P 500 Profits Fall $25 Billion in First Three Quarters of 2015 (Bloomberg

• The Master List of Stores That Are Staying Closed on Thanksgiving Day (Brad’s Deals

• The Fallacy of “Dr. Copper” (Value Plays

• Consulting & The Smart Money Herd Mentality (awealthofcommonsense

• Bernanke: Can China be like Chattanooga? Shifting from industry to services (Brookings

• Calpers’ Hidden Private-Equity Fees:  $3.4 Billion Disclosure by the largest pension fund in the U.S. stokes debate over whether such investments are worth the expense (WSJ

• Strong Dollar, Weak Retailers (Gadfly

• A Car Dealers Won’t Sell: It’s Electric (NYT)see also Electric cars and the coal that runs them (Washington Post

• Most of What You Learned in Econ 101 Is Wrong (Bloomberg View

• Pumpkin Pie in Miami: Thanksgiving Flight Patterns (The Upshotsee also Will Your Holiday Flight Be On Time? (fivethirtyeight.com)

What are you reading?

What goes with the turkey

Source: FiveThirtyEight

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