Ritholtz's Reads

Forgotten Towns, High Times and Revenge

Here are your morning reads.

My easing-back-into-it morning train reads:

  • The 99 best things that happened in 2017 (Quartz)
  • Passive funds can “smooth the ride” of an active portfolio (Vanguard); see also Stockpickers’ fees set to suffer from ETF price war (Financial Times)
  • The $100 Billion Venture Capital Bomb (Institutional Investor)
  • The Dividend Disconnect: Behavioral Finance Strikes Again (Alpha Architect)
  • "It’s a giant present to the tax lobbying community" (Politicobut see Clobbered by new tax code, blue states -- and pundits -- plot their revenge (MarketWatch)
  • What to Watch on the Fiduciary Front in 2018 (Wall Street Journal)
  • Almost 80 percent of battery-powered vehicles in the U.S. are leased, not owned (Bloomberg)
  • America’s forgotten towns: Can they be saved or should people just leave? (Washington Post)
  • For marijuana users, it’s high times as California makes recreational use legal (Los Angeles Times)
  • At Age 101, She’s a World Champ Runner (NPRbut see Scientists have created a drug that replicates the health benefits of exercise (Quartz)

Factor Olympics: 2017 Was a Positive Year for Most Factors 

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