Bugs and Bulls, Parking Spaces and Insults

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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Your early morning train reads:

  • Why Is the Stock Market So High? Ask the Bond Market (New York Times)
  • Investor Cage Match: Gold Bugs vs. Equity Bulls (Pension Partners)
  • How to Fix the ETF Industry: ETFs aren’t in crisis, but are in transition. Changes are needed (Barron’s)
  • El-Erian: Reconciling the Contradictions of U.S. GDP Data (Bloomberg View)
  • Are We At Risk of an Inverted Yield Curve? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Evidence-Based Investing Requires Less Religion and More Reason (Alpha Architect)
  • This parking space costs more than your house (BBC)
  • New Consumer Survey Contains a Big Hint About Who Will Win the Election (Bloomberg)
  • There is no song of the summer (Washington Post)
  • How And Why Trump Will Try to Ditch the Debates (Talking Points Memo); see also The 250 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List (the Upshot)

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