Ritholtz's Reads: Gold, Buffett and Movies

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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Fight your way through your post-Oscars hangover with the finest morning train reads in the land:

  • Gold Becomes the Biggest Winner of 2016 (Bloomberg)
  • 3 Paths to Outperformance: Find the market’s dummies, accept more risk, or use cash effectively. (Morningstar)
  • The Deadly Trading Bias Affecting Stock Market Traders (Forbes)
  • The Buffett Backlash (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Fed’s 3 Mandates: Price Stability, Jobs and … Wall Street? (Upshot)
  • Bernie Sanders and the Case for a New Economic-Stimulus Package (New Yorker), see also Krugman: The Cases for Public Investment (NYT)
  • The Electric Car Revolution Is Finally Starting: They were once held back by their pricy, ineffective batteries. That era’s over. (Slate)
  • Science Confirms: Politics Wrecks Your Ability to Do Math (Mother Jones)
  • U.N. Warns the Declining Bee Population Is Going to Devastate Our Food Supply (Grub Street)
  • The Oscars, Movie Quotes and Finance (Above the Market)

Be sure to check out our new Masters in Business interview with Emanuel Derman, former head of quantitative risk strategies in firm-wide risk at Goldman Sachs, now director of Columbia University's master’s program in financial engineering.

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