Ritholtz's Reads: New Rule Limits Fed's Bailout Lending

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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Welcome to December and our Tuesday morning train reads: 

• New Fed Rule Limits Emergency Lending Power (NYTbut see The Case for Further Policy Stimulus in the Euro Area (Petersen

• Hacking a Hedge Fund: There are worse things than a market crash. (Chief Investment Officer

• Chinese Cash Floods U.S. Real Estate Market (NYTbut see Chinese Pull Back From U.S. Property Investments (WSJ

• Why Wall Street’s campaign to enrich shareholders could be bad for everyone else (Vox

• Getting In Cognitive Shape: The Power Of Brain Fitness (Forbessee also How search engines make us feel smarter than we really are (boingboing

• The Last 90 VC-Backed Tech IPOs Have Dramatically Underperformed the Market (all in one chart) (Climateer Investing

• Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change (NYTsee also Scientists are looking at these indicators to measure climate change (Washington Post

• All Amazon Wants For Christmas Is You (Gadfly

• Ted Cruz Surges in Iowa, Powered by Outsider Fervor (NYTbut see Karl Rove Opens His Rolodex for Ben Carson (Bloomberg

• An Ode To Kobe Bryant, In Two Charts (fivethirtyeight

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Ken Fisher of Fisher Investments. 

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