Gold Fatigue, Bond Bubbles and Corporate Secrecy

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 train reads:

• The 401(k) Is Wreaking Havoc on Retirement (Bloomberg)see also Fiduciary concern clients’ No. 1 reason for hiring 401(k) advisers: study (Investment News)

• Central Bankers Get Tired of Gold as Lower Exports Cut Cash (Bloomberg)

• Is There a Bond Market Bubble? (CFA Institutesee also Next time you hear “Bond Liquidity Crisis,” show them this (Reformed Broker)

• Cry me a river, Aetna. Retreating carriers whine that exchanges bruised their bottom lines; meanwhile, their profits are off the charts, thanks to Obamacare (

• How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy (Raw Storybut see Close My Tax Loophole (New York Times)

• What else is new? NFL, billionaires prepare two new stadium ripoffs (LA Times)

• America’s First Offshore Wind Farm May Power Up a New Industry (New York Timessee also Solar Industry Braces as Looming Glut Threatens to Erode Prices (Bloomberg)

• The Perfect Investment (A Teachable Moment)

• How Financial Advisers Can Help Close the Behavior Gap (CFA Institute)see also Our Genes and Our Behavior (Farnam Street)

• Not a Drill: SETI Is Investigating a Possible Extraterrestrial Signal From Deep Space (Observer)

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