Ritholtz's Reads: The Year Hedge Funds Stalled

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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Last reads of the year! Get ‘em while they are hot and fresh:

• The Best and Worst of the U.S. Economy in 2015 (Bloomberg)

• The 2015 Financial Market Awards (A Wealth of Common Sensesee also 2015 in Review: Hi-Yo, Silver! (Dash of Insight)

• The Year the Hedge-Fund Model Stalled on Main Street: Enthusiasm is fading for what had become one of the hottest products in asset management (WSJ)

• How Bad Has 2015 Been For Diversified Investors? (Ryan Detrick)

• Really rich people are suddenly paying quite a bit more in taxes (Wonk blog)

• Uber Says It’s Doing 1 Million Rides Per Day, 140 Million In Last Year (Forbessee also In 2015, Dell Returned to Snatch EMC. Next Year He Will Need to Explain Why. (Re/Code)

• Bad news sells, and making dire forecasts is especially popular (Crossing Wall Street)

•  The Stratechery 2015 Year in Review (Stratechery)

• A year of reckoning: Police fatally shoot nearly 1,000 (Washington Post)• 20 best National Geographic photos of 2015 (Bright Side)

 Crime wave? Not in New York City 

Source: NYT

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