Ritholtz's 10 Friday Reads: Stocks Still Rule

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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Here comes the three-day weekend!

  • Stocks are STILL the best bet (The Buzz) but see Penny stocks rally, fueling big-dollar dreams (WSJ) (See VIX chart below)
  • CAPE, Forward Returns and You (Reformed Broker)
  • Fear 'the banksters,' not the stock market (The Week) see also It Wasn't Household Debt That Caused the Great Recession (The Atlantic)
  • Checklist: How to Spot a Bubble in Real Time (TBP)
  • Coincidence? Goldman Sachs' 50 stocks most loved by hedge funds (MoneyBeat) see also Why Fund Managers Underperform (FT)
  • Why Is Econ 101 So Bad? (Bloomberg View)
  • Can You Be Too Rich? (Harvard Business Review) see also As Tech Millionaires Multiply, Wealth Advisors Struggle to Connect (Reuters)
  • Here's What Happened When This Woman Went to Vegas With 1,800 Hedge Fund Managers (Business Insider)
  • Are We Totally Screwed? What Antarctica's 'Collapsing' Ice Sheet Means for Us (Mashable)
  • Four Myths About Apple Design, From An Ex-Apple Designer (FastCo Design)

What's up for the long weekend?

VIX Volatility Index Falls to Lowest Level in Over a Year

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net