Underperformers, Porsches and Pot

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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Back to work. Start the week right with our morning train reads:

  • Scaramucci: The president-elect’s policies will close the wealth gap by replacing emergency monetary rates with fiscal stimulus (Financial Times)
  • Outperforming by Underperforming (Newfound Research)
  • Electric Porsche Needs to Roar (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • A Tale of Two Investors (bps and pieces)
  • The Bright Side of Rising Interest Rates (Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Marijuana Company Prepares to Cross State Lines, as Legally as Possible (New York Times)
  • Why (Almost) Everyone Was Wrong (Quanta)
  • 16 breakout media stars of 2016 (Politico)
  • Is there a parallel between Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger? (Washington Post); see also On Late Night, Comedians Grapple With Trump’s Victory (New York Times)
  • Monday’s largest-in-70-years supermoon is a once-in-a-lifetime event (Statesman)

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