Ritholtz's Reads: Election Betting and Peyton Manning

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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My Tuesday morning train reads:

  • The Most Horrendous Lie on Wall Street (Fortune)
  • Radical Investing Advice: Do Nothing, Nada, Zilch, Zippo (MoneyBeat), see also Bottom Fishing & New Bull Markets (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Is China Starting Its Own Tech Bubble? (Vanity Fair)
  • Revealed: the 30-year economic betrayal dragging down Generation Y’s income (Guardian), but see also Be More Successful: Harvard Research Reveals How (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)
  • The number crunchers have arrived to the political scene and are about to make a bunch of cash on our long national nightmare: The Secret World of Gamblers Betting Millions on the 2016 Election (Daily Beast)
  • America’s most successful cities, states and firms are leaving the rest behind (Economist), see also Elegant Economic Theories Get Shoved Aside by Data (Bloomberg View)
  • Apple VP: The FBI wants to roll back safeguards that keep us a step ahead of criminals (Washington Post)
  • Report: Number of Hispanic voters up 4 million from 2012 (Hill), see also What Republicans' 'Demographic Death Spiral' Looks Like (Bloomberg View)
  • Peyton Manning Had A Hall Of Fame Career. Then He Had Another One. (FiveThirtyEight)
  • GOP Statisticians Develop New Branch Of Math To Formulate Scenarios In Which Trump Doesn’t Win Nomination (Onion), see also After Obama Victory, Shrieking White-Hot Sphere Of Pure Rage Early GOP Front-Runner For 2016 (Onion)

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