Ritholtz's Reads: The Best Investing Advice

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.”
Read More.
a | A

Monday and it's back to the monkey house for most of us. Let’s see if Mr. Market is a little nicer this week than last. Kick it off with some high-quality morning train reads:

The DO’s and DONTs of a market crash (Washington Post)see also The Farce Awakens (Reformed Broker)

The Best Investing Advice Has Always Been Too Boring for TV (The Atlantic)

Why is everyone so bearish? (Marketwatchsee also Global activity contradicts market pessimism (FT)

China Retreat From U.S. Bonds Prompts Shrugs Where Fear Reigned (Bloomberg)

Pensions, Mutual Funds Turn Back to Cash (WSJbut see Stock Market Could Take a Breather After China’s Selloff  (Barron’s)

Ratings Agencies Still Coming Up Short, Years After Crisis (NYT)

There’s More Evidence That Restaurant Jobs Go Up When the Minimum Wage Increases (Grub Streetsee also New Study Says Raising Restaurant Wages Won’t Lead to Job Losses (Grub Street)

More guns aren’t the answer. For Canadians, America’s gun cult looks like a collective suicide pact (National Post)

Wind, solar power soaring in spite of bargain prices for fossil fuels (Washington Post)

This One Condiment Instantly Improves Your Diet: Hot sauce is extremely good for you—especially if you eat it with fat.  (Time)

Rental building boom

Source: Bloomberg

This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.

To contact the author of this story:
Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story:
James Greiff at jgreiff@bloomberg.net