Ritholtz's 10 Wednesday Reads: Markets, Robots and Hard Work

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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I almost believe winter is over. Enjoy these midweek reads:

• Housel: Why Markets Will Always Crash (Motley Fool)
• Equities For the Long Run? Or Property? Or Neither? (MoneyBeat)
• For Borrowers, Bonds Are Beautiful (WSJ)
• The 'Crude Wall' Cometh (FT Alphaville)
• Profit Margins: The Death of a Chart (Philosophical Economics) but see Killing a Chart, but Not the Margin Question (FT Alphaville)
• Wearables: One-Third of Consumers Abandoning Devices (The Guardian)
• Think You Work Hard? Bet You Don't (FT)
• Why Did Obamacare Critics Think People Would Not Sign Up? (Bangor Daily News)
• Most of What Your Doctor Does, a Robot Can Do Better (Quartz)
• Stephen Colbert Fires Back at Racial Tweet Outcry With 'Colbert Report' Segment (Hollywood Reporter)

What are you reading?

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