Ritholtz's Reads

Subprime Mortgages, Fraud and Pessimism

Here are your morning reads.

It's about the pie.

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My "that was interesting" morning train reads:

  • Does Anyone Remember How to Make a Subprime Mortgage? The lost art of making risky mortgages is in demand again (Wall Street Journal)
  • Good Enough: In investing, the pie matters more than the slices (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Cable News Wars: Inside the Unprecedented Battle for Viewers in Trump Era (Variety)
  • Harry Markopolos -- Who Exposed Madoff -- Has Uncovered a New Fraud (Advisor Perspectives)
  • Russia has developed a cyberweapon that can disrupt power grids (Washington Post); see also Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known (Bloomberg)
  • The Seduction of Pessimism (Collaborative Fund)
  • He Voted to Impeach Clinton. This Looks Bigger: Q&A with former GOP Representative Bob Inglis about Trump, Russia and impeachment. (Bloomberg View)
  • How old is Jupiter? (Syfy Wire)
  • Feel-good story: Waiting in Line for a Living (Bloomberg)
  • "I’m ready": The text that started an NBA dynasty (Sports Illustrated); see also The Warriors Duped The NBA (FiveThirtyEight)

What are you reading?

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Source: Bloomberg

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