Ritholtz's Reads: Yellen Says Fed Will Go Slow

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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My end of the week, post-office-holiday party morning train reads:

• Janet Yellen Emphasizes Slow Pace of Rate Increases (WSJsee also Janet Yellen Says Economy Is Ready for Fed to Raise Interest Rates (NYT)

• Prof. Britt Harris and His Army of Investing Titans: Texas Teachers’ CIO imparts wisdom, grooming talent from the ground up. (Chief Investment Officer)

• Crowded Trades Collapse (WSJbut see Goldman Tries a New Commodities Play (WSJ)

• Few hours, soaring pay for corporate board members (Boston Globe)

• What Happens When There Are Fewer Suckers at the Poker Table? (Wealth of Common Sense) see also Hedge Funds: Does money flow to where it is treated best? (Reformed Broker)

• Transformation at Yahoo Foiled by Marissa Mayer’s Inability to Bet the Farm (NYT)

• Housing Is In Demand (Gadfly)  see also The world’s tallest building will be one kilometer high (The Verge)

• The Big Short Author Michael Lewis on Watching His Book on the Big Screen and What Hasn’t Changed Since the Crash (Vulture)

• Reagan, Bush 41 memos reveal sharp contrast with today’s GOP on climate and the environment (Washington Postsee also The GOP is the world’s only major climate-denialist party. But why? (Vox)

• When should a shooting really be called ‘terrorism’? (Washington Post)

Be sure to check our Masters in Business interview this weekend with author Roger Lowenstein, who will discuss his new book, "America’s Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve."

Another day, another shooting is no exaggeration 

Source: Wonkblog

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