Ritholtz's Reads: Beware Stocks Wall Street Likes

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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As Shopmas draws to a close, my morning pajama reads:

• Bah humbug to ridiculous year-end financial advice (Washington Post)

• How the Third Avenue Fund Melted Down (WSJ)

• Wall Street’s most touted stocks lost big money in 2015: Stocks on ‘buy’ lists did far worse than ones investors were told to avoid (Marketwatch)

• How China’s Meltdown Spooked Global Markets (Barron’s)

• California Pension Won’t Force Wall Street To Disclose All Fees Charged To Retirees (IB Times)

• Who Are ‘The Beatles’ and Why Are They on My Spotify? An Explainer for Teens. (Fusion)

• 14 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of TSA Agents (Mental Floss)

• The Gun Lobby Has Been Winning With the Same Playbook Since 1968 (Bloombergsee also I’ll Register My Drone When You Have to Register Your Gun (Vice)

• Mammoth Asteroid Will Waltz Past Earth on Christmas Eve (Newsweek)

• The World’s Most Luxurious Christmas Trees Look Like Works of Art (Bloomberg)

What last minute shopping are you running around doing today?

Who's on a downer?

Source: Bespoke Investment Group

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