Ritholtz's Reads: 'Sexy' Real Estate

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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Nice to have a three-day weekend. My morning reads:

  • Gold’s Anti-Gravity Machine (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • In Real-Estate, ‘Love’ Hurts and ‘Sexy’ Sells (WSJ)
  • Should You Be 100% Long Stocks? (Reformed Broker), see also Chasing Hot Returns in ‘Smart-Beta’ Funds Can Be a Dumb Idea (MoneyBeat)
  • The Panic of 1907 -- A detailed essay on an important event in the history of the Federal Reserve. (Federal Reserve History)
  • A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists (Wired)
  • How Tech’s Undisruptables Got That Way (Bloomberg View)
  • Five Truths about Terrorism (Project Syndicate)
  • A New Study Shows That Winners Will Cheat to Keep Winning (Big Think)
  • Henry Kissinger’s War Crimes Are Central to the Divide Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders (Intercept)

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