Ritholtz's Reads: Stock Market Hate and a Little 'Respect'

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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Quite a week! Finish it strong with our morning train reads:

  • The Best -- and Worst -- States to Avoid Income Taxes (Bloomberg)
  • Time Magazine’s New Cover Story Is Every Bad Conservative Argument About the National Debt Wrapped Into One (Slate)
  • People hate the stock market, and that might not change for "decades" (Business Insider)
  • Active managers smash passive -- in the UK (Modern Investor)
  • Say Goodbye to the Fed You Once Knew (Bloomberg)
  • Corporate winners and losers amid the oil price crash (Financial Times)
  • Facebook, Phones, and Phonebooks (Stratechery)
  • At Tampa Bay farm-to-table restaurants, you’re being fed fiction (Tampa Bay Times)
  • How To Avoid Boring Sunsets (FiveThirtyEight)
  • The Untold History of Aretha Franklin’s Irrevocable “Respect” (Elle)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Dan Biederman, the man behind Bryant Park, on public/private partnerships.

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