Ritholtz's Reads: Momentum Investing Predates the Civil War

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 first morning train reads of the post-ZIRP era:

• Commodities Bust? Love It! (Bloomberg

• Elegant Design: How Would Steve Jobs Design Income? (Research Affiliates

• Momentum Investing Predates the Civil War (Irrelevant Investorsee also The History of the Black-Scholes Formula (Priceonomics

• Checking Out a Paycheck Mystery: An upward revision last month to government figures on workers’ pay left a mystery: Where did the gain come from? (WSJ

• Slack and the State of Technology at the end of 2015 (Stratechery

• New doctors are smart and successful. So why are they so miserable? (Quartz

• The Best TV of 2015 (Hollywood Reporter

• How Cruz and Rubio exposed the GOP’s rift on foreign policy (Politicosee also Just The Good Stuff From The Republican Debate (Digg

• A Year in Search 2015 (Google Trends

• The ‘Star Wars’ Reviews Are Here — Is It Any Good? (Diggsee also What Critics Think About the New Star Wars Film (Bloomberg)

What are you reading? 

In search of inflation 

Source: Bespoke Investment Group

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