Norway's Warren Buffett and El Nino's Legacy

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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Start your week fresh with a look ahead from our morning train reads:

  • After Record Week, How Much Lower Can Bond Yields Go? (Wall Street Journal)
  • Mutual fund born during Great Depression proves the value of buy-and-hold (Investment News)
  • 6 Events That Could Make Soros a Winner (Bloomberg View)
  • Hedge Fund Managers Work to Stanch Loss of Investors (New York Times)
  • How Norway’s Warren Buffett has banked 30% yearly gains since 1987 (MarketWatch)
  • What’s the point of virtual reality? (TechCrunch)
  • Push to expand Social Security gains momentum (Reuters)
  • Who Are the Real-Life Models of “Silicon Valley” Characters? We Have Them. (Backchannel)
  • El Nino is dead, leaving behind legacy of a heated planet, devastated corals and monster storms (Washington Post); see also El Nino Is Dead And California Could Be “In A Drought Forever” (BuzzFeed)

Government-debt yields still have a clear path down


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