Ritholtz's Reads: The Year Nothing Worked

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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From an undisclosed Caribbean location, my morning beach reads:

• What if saving the economy was the easy part? (Washington Post)

• The Year Nothing Worked: Stocks, Bonds, Cash Go Nowhere (Bloomberg)

• The Past Decade in 50 Headlines (Fool)

• Two Business Lessons From Patagonia’s Yvon Chouinard (A Wealth of Common Sense)

• Why YouTube Is Twice as Valuable as Netflix (Barron’s)

• In 2015, Shattering Records in New York City Real Estate (NYT)

• Where Your Unwanted Christmas Gifts Get a Second Life: The underbelly of e-commerce is a booming business in which little-known companies collect, process and often resell piles of returned presents (WSJ)

• Seven Tech Trends From 2015 (Re/code)

• Why the Movie ‘Concussion’ Spells Trouble for the NFL (Nation)

• The world’s most breathtaking drone photography in 2015 (Quartz)

What are you reading? 

Hedge fund liquidations on the rise 

Source: Bloomberg

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