Gold's Breakout, Brexit's Beatdown

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 morning train vacation reads:

  • El-Erian: 3 Things to Know About Record-Low U.S. Yields (Bloomberg View)
  • Gold Breaks Out as Brexit Hits European Currencies (Barron’s)
  • How Brexit Is Likely to Keep Beating Up Emerging Markets (Real Time Economics)
  • Swedroe: A New Factor-Based Approach to Classifying and Measuring the Performance of SRI Mutual Funds (
  • When Stocks Give You Nothing (Motley Fool); see also Stocks Slide With Pound Amid Renewed Worries Over Global Growth (Bloomberg)
  • Can post-Brexit London retain its crown as a global hotspot? (Telegraph)
  • Don’t Ask Your Barber If You Need a Haircut (A Teachable Moment)
  • America’s Trade Deficit Wasn’t Always a Jobs Killer. But It Is Now. (Slatebut see Job Training Works. So Why Not Do More? (New York Times)
  • Swing State Polls And National Polls Basically Say The Same Thing (FiveThirtyEight)
  • By Jove: NASA Says Juno Craft Is Orbiting Jupiter (NPR); see also The incredible things that had to go just right for Juno to reach Jupiter (Quartz)

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