Ritholtz's Reads: Hedge Funds, Uber and Risk

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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Markets seemed to like what Janet Yellen had to say yesterday, but it's a brand new day today. And with the sunrise, come our early-morning train reads:

  • The Fall of China’s Hedge-Fund King (NYT), see also More Hedge Funds Shuttered Than Opened During 2015 Turmoil (Bloomberg)
  • Have Benchmarks Made Us Bad Active Investors? (Alpha Architect)
  • Are European Stocks Cheap or is the U.S. Expensive? (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Robo Top? Online Adviser Betterment Gets $700 Million Valuation as Rivals Emerge (WSJ)
  • The Entire Online Gig Economy Might Be Mostly Uber (Real Time Economics)
  • Scientists Can Now Watch the Brain Evaluate Risk (Atlantic), see also Being an Expert Literally Changes How You See Things (Washington Post)
  • Kansas Tried Tax Cuts. Its Neighbor Didn’t. Guess Which Worked. (Bloomberg View)
  • A Hacker’s Guide to Bending the Universe (Backchannel)
  • The 89% Pay Cut That Brought Trump-Mania to America’s Heartland (Bloomberg), but see U.S. Minimum Wages Moving On Up (Dismal Scientist)
  • These unlucky people have names that break computers (BBC)

What are you reading?

How Millennials and Low-Income Consumers Are Propping Up the U.S. Economy

Source: WSJ

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