Ritholtz's Reads: Bear Markets and Slot-Machine Science

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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My morning train reads:

• Investors who side-step a bear market often blow the timing of getting back into stocks (WSJ)
• Here's my obligatory column that says stocks will crash (MarketWatch)
• Income inequality/wealth gap is opening among U.S. corporations (Bloomberg) see also We need a corporation tax (Tax Research)
• That high yield question (FT Alphaville)
• Calpers rethinks its risky investments (WSJ)
• Two cheers for 'too big to fail' (Fortune)
• A Good Way to Wreck a Local Economy: Build Casinos (The Atlantic) see also Slot-machine science: How casinos get you to spend money (Vox)
• Nixon: They still love him in China (Economist)
• American Manifesto (BoingBoing)
• The iPhone in India (versus China) (stratechery)

What are you reading?

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net