Lost Decades, Data Wars and Hippies

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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My Tuesday morning beach reads:

  • Hold Your Nose and Buy Europe (Wall Street Journal); see also The Conditions You’d Want For a Bottom Are Already Here (The Reformed Broker)
  • Lost Decade for Value Stocks Tests Faithful Who Say End is Nigh (Bloomberg)
  • The War on Data (Calculated Risk); see also Why Everyone Disagrees About the Economy (Motley Fool)
  • Sustainable investing sees hippies give way to suits (Bloomberg Professional)
  • Hedge Funds Bedeviled by Weak Performance (Barron’s), but see also Alternatives Monthly: Andrew Lo’s Strategy (Barron’s)
  • One of the World’s Greatest Art Collections Hides Behind This Fence (New York Times)
  • Is Trump repeating Romney’s fatal blunder? (WND); see also Obama’s Numbers Better Read on 2016 Than Clinton-Trump Polls (Bloomberg Politics)
  • Hackers turn stock advisers as Anonymous targets China Inc. (Nikkei Asian Review)
  • How the Profound Changes in Economics Make Left Versus Right Debates Irrelevant (Evonomics)
  • HBO’s "Silicon Valley" Calls Out the Tech Industry’s Thin Skin (Fortune)

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