Ritholtz's Reads: Airlines, Tesla and a Bear Market

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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Heckuva week (again). Reminds me of the bad old days of the financial crisis, minus the subprime. Get ready for the three-day weekend with our morning train reads:

  • Bear Market Descends on Global Stocks (Bloomberg), see also Nikkei Plunges Again in Worst Week Since Financial Crisis (NYT)
  • Could Our Cruddy Stock Market Cause a Recession? (Slate)
  • Worst Still Ahead for Mining Industry After Losing $1.4 Trillion (Bloomberg)
  • When Global Stocks Go On Sale (A Wealth of Common Sense), see also You Are Owed Nothing (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Leave the Airlines Alone (strategy+business)
  • Tesla Will Get Trampled by the Mass Market (Bloomberg View)
  • Andy Rubin Unleashed Android on the World. Now Watch Him Do the Same With AI (Wired)
  • What’s the point of music? Ask Peter Gabriel (Guardian)
  • Why the NBA Loves—and Fears—Stephen Curry: The Warriors star is the embodiment of basketball’s analytics revolution. (Atlantic)
  • Scientists Have Finally Detected Gravitational Waves, and They Reveal the Death Spiral of Two Monster Black Holes (Slate)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz and a Bloomberg View columnist.

Pessimism on U.S. Stocks Doesn’t Equal Lack of Optimism

Source: Bloomberg

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