Ritholtz's Reads: Brokers and Baseball

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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A new quarter! Start it right with the finest morning train reads in the land:

  • At Last, Brokers Must Put Your Retirement Needs First (Bloomberg)
  • My Year in Startup Hell (Fortune)
  • Pain in the Permian: West Texas is the beating heart of US oil. Can it survive the price bust? (Petroleum Economist)
  • Wolf: China’s future challenge for the world economy (FT), but see From Illusion to Empire: The Creation of the Chinese Economy (Chuang)
  • How Much Do Profits Matter To Stock Market Returns? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Good riddance, gig economy: Uber, Ayn Rand and the awesome collapse of Silicon Valley’s dream of destroying your job (Salon)
  • Conundrum: Can you say one thing to regulators and the exact opposite to your shareholders? (Bloomberg View)
  • Here’s what you need to know about the Tesla Model 3 (Re/code)
  • Corporations Grow Nervous About Participating in Republican Convention (NYT), see also The 31 Times Trump Has Said Something That Could Have Sunk Another Candidate (WSJ)
  • A Baseball Mystery: The Home Run Is Back, And No One Knows Why (FiveThirtyEight)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Tom Dorsey of Dorsey, Wright & Associates.

Gold Posts Biggest Quarterly Gain in Decades

Source: WSJ

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