How to Survive a Post-Election Thanksgiving

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:

  • Nadig: The Outlook For ETFs In 2017 (ETF.com); see also NYSE to List Cannabis REIT (Forbes)
  • How Bad Could Bond Market Losses Get? (A Wealth of Common Sense)
  • Forecasting The Next Recession Based On The Calendar And The Presidency (Fat Pitch); see also Amazing Facts about the Economy (Crossing Wall Street)
  • These 14 major retailers are each closing at least 100 stores (Clark)
  • Are You Backtesting Correctly? Six Common Technical Mistakes That Will Make Your Simulations Useless (Mechanical Forex); see also 9 Mistakes Quants Make that Cause Backtests to Lie (Quantopian)
  • Are GPS Apps Messing With Our Brains? (Mother Jones)
  • The Case Against Reality: A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. (the Atlantic); see also The Difference Between a Statistic and a Fact (Collaborative Fund)
  • How Surgeons Stay Focused for Hours (Wall Street Journal)
  • Cashing in BIGLY in Argentina! (Talking Points Memo); see also Trump Frolics in the Swamp (Bloomberg View)
  • The Liberal’s Guide for Surviving Thanksgiving 2016 (Huffington Post)

What are you reading?

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