Ritholtz's Reads: Investors, Spending and Apollo 17

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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Last day of the quarter! Finish it up strong with our morning train reads:

  • Investors Aren’t Countercyclical—But They Should Be (Chief Investment Officer), see also Investors’ Message to Hedge Funds: We Are Replacing You With Clones (WSJ)
  • Bond Bears Miss Out on $2 Trillion Windfall in Record Debt Rally (Bloomberg)
  • The emotional and psychological risks of investing (MarketWatch)
  • Beware Bad Multi-Factor Products (Newfound Research), but see Before You Trash Smart Beta… (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Finance blogger wisdom: peak index fund? (Abnormal Returns)
  • Since the Recession, We’re Spending Again—But With Less Income (Real Time Economics), but see Net Worth of U.S. Households Rose to Record $86.8 Trillion in Fourth Quarter, Fed Says (WSJ)
  • The NFL, Big Tobacco and Slanted Science (Bloomberg View)
  • Another Global Warming Record: Arctic Sea Ice Reaches Record Low Maximum (Slate), see also Climate Model Predicts West Antarctic Ice Sheet Could Melt Rapidly (NYT)
  • Law enforcement took more stuff from people than burglars did last year (Wonkblog)
  • Project Apollo 17 might be the most impressive interactive experience on the Internet (BGR), see also Apollo 17 in Real-time (Apollo 17)

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