10 Thanksgiving Reads: Happy Bulls, Sad CNBC

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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Turkey Day is here! Enjoy the time you have with loved ones, but before that, some reads:

• Thanksgiving Facts Roundup (Today I Found Out)

• Five economic trends to be thankful for (WaPo) but see Fed Reveals New Concerns About Long-Term U.S. Slowdown (Bloomberg)

• Stock Bulls Have Plenty to Be Thankful (WSJ) see also What Tech Bubble? The charts beg to differ (Barron's)

• CNBC Core Viewership Drops To Fresh Two Decade Low In November, Lowest Since 1993 (Zerohedge)

• Fox News not outraged by retailers' War on Thanksgiving (CJR)

• What Americans really think of Obamacare (LA Times)

• Poor choices: "Circumstances matter" is the new "incentives matter" (FT Alphaville) see also Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or, poverty thoughts (Killer Martinis)

• Penny Lane: Gitmo's other secret CIA facility (AP)

• When We Lose Antibiotics, Here's Everything Else We'll Lose Too (Wired)

• Harvard Yoga Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit (Bloomberg)

Let me guess what you are eating today:

Surging Nasdaq Pierces 4,000

Source: WSJ

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