Click-Bait and the Loophole Threatening Trump

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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Our morning train reads:

  • How Finance Took Over the Economy (Bloomberg View), see also Bad News for Big Banks Is No Big Deal (Fortune)
  • Why Money Manager Due Diligence Is So Difficult (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • New Apple hire is probably a sign that ‘Tesla’s graveyard’ will eventually be a threat to Tesla (Re/code)
  • The New All-Time High in SPY That Was Considered Impossible (Fat Pitch), see also Anger at 18,000 (Reformed Broker)
  • Larry Swedroe: CAPE 10 Ratio In Need Of Context (
  • How the world’s wealthy hide millions offshore — from their spouses (Wonkblog)
  • A graphical assault on supply-side tax cuts (Washington Post)
  • The Age of Click-Bait (NeuroLogica Blog), see also Escaping the Digital Media ‘Crap Trap’ (The Information)
  • Yahoo’s got millions of users, but it’s still in decline. What went wrong? (Washington Post)
  • The Loophole That Could Cost Donald Trump the Nomination (Upshot), see also Realistically, Bernie Sanders Cannot Afford Losses (Upshot)

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