Ritholtz's Reads

Bull Market Roars and America's Stress Soars

Here are your morning reads.

Start the holiday-shortened week right with our Tuesday morning pre-snorkel reads:

  • Vanguard Reaches $4 Trillion for First Time (Wall Street Journal); see also Vanguard and Amazon (Medium)
  • Who Are the Richest of the Rich? (New York Times)
  • Investors Look Past Headlines as Bull Market Roars Ahead (DealBook); see also White House Chaos Doesn’t Bother the Stock Market (Bloomberg)
  • Americans just experienced their biggest spike in stress in a decade (Quartz)
  • Hedge Funds’ Next Big Short: U.S. Malls (ValueWalk); see also Why Data Nerds Struggle to Gain Power at Hedge Funds (Bloomberg)
  • A Back-Channel Plan for Ukraine and Russia, Courtesy of Trump Associates (New York Times); see also Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Thrust Back Into Focus (Wall Street Journal)
  • CRISPR pioneer muses about long journey from China to pinnacle of American science (Washington Post)
  • Donald Trump’s Alternative-Reality Press Conference (New Yorker); see also Journalists, Battered and Groggy, Find a Renewed Sense of Mission (New York Times)
  • The Coffee Shaman: Meet the man responsible for third-wave coffee -- and the Frappuccino. (Lucky Peach)
  • The other Andromeda galaxy (Syfy Wire)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview with Howard Marks of Oaktree Capital, author of "The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor."

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