Ritholtz's Reads: Bad Returns Are All In Your Head

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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Good morning. Welcome to the 6 a.m. direct-to-Penn Station morning train reads:

• Millennials overtook baby boomers as the largest voting-age group in the U.S. this year, and they’re poised to become a political force: The Millennial Takeover (Bloomberg View)
• What Are You Afraid Of? (NeuroLogicasee also Your Brain Is Killing Your Returns (StreetTalk Live)
• Should You Fear the ETF? (WSJ)
• The Future’s So Bright … (Calculated Risksee also The Jobs and Workers of Tomorrow (jedkolko)
• A Strong Dollar Hurts China More Than the U.S. (Bloomberg)
• Private Equity Fees Are Sky-High, Yes, but Look at Those Returns (Dealbookbut see also Hedge funds lick wounds after tough year (FT)
• Tweets Reveal a Twitter User’s Income Bracket (Scientific American)
• The 2-Degree Warming Limit Is Arbitrary And Beside The Point (FiveThirtyEight)
• Why the west’s view of the Saudis is shifting (FT)
• Most violence in the world is motivated by personal morality (Quartz)

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Source: Real Time Economics

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