Ritholtz's Reads: Peak Hedge Fund?

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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We are coming to the moment of truth on the snapback rally. While we see how it resolves, enjoy our Tuesday morning train reads:

  • Peak Hedge Fund? A bunch of hedge funds have closed. Has the industry reached its peak? (Economist), see also Don’t Be Tricked by the Smart Beta ‘Alpha Mirage’ (Bloomberg Gadfly)
  • Alibaba: Digging Into the Numbers (Barron’s)
  • 7 Investing Lessons from Behavioral Psychology (Psy-Fi Blog), see also Four Powerful Strategies For Building Success (Forbes)
  • Why Can’t 3.6 Million Teachers Get a Group Discount on their 403(b) Plans? (A Teachable Moment)
  • Out of ammo? Central bankers are running down their arsenal. But other options exist to stimulate the economy (Economist), see also Roach: Central Banking Goes Negative (Project Syndicate)
  • Will You Be a Gambler or the House In the Stock Market? (Investor's Field Guide)
  • Stanley Druckenmiller, a Billionaire Financier, Backs John Kasich (NYT), see also Why I’m more worried about Marco Rubio than Donald Trump (Vox)
  • The truth about football stadiums: Those supposed great new jobs are bogus (Los Angeles Times)
  • The US government now considers Google’s self-driving cars to be legal drivers (Quartz), but see Why Driverless Cars Will Screech to a Halt (Observer)
  • Plunge Into One of the Largest Star Nurseries in the Near Universe (Slate)

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