Ritholtz's Reads: Financial Regrets and Whirlwind Romances

(Bloomberg View) -- My end-of-week, leaving-Chicago morning plane reads:

  • Since 2013, 80 percent of S&P 500 gains have come during earnings seasons (Bloomberg); see also Don't Use the 200-Day Moving Average as a Sell Signal (Bloomberg View)
  • The complete failure of the Brexit project (Mainly Macro)
  • The surprising reason stock-market investors on higher floors take more risks (MarketWatch)
  • Why most financial media hinders, rather than helps, investors (Evidence-Based Investor)
  • What Are Senior Citizens’ Biggest Financial Regrets From Their Twenties? (Priceonomics)
  • Congress Is Unearthing Facebook’s Terrible Power (Wired)
  • Washington Vs. Silicon Valley: America's Athens and Sparta (UnHerd)
  • Trump’s Company Is Suing Towns Across the Country to Get Breaks on Taxes (ProPublica)
  • A whirlwind romance leads to a million births (Syfy Wire)
  • James Harden Isn't Playing Around (GQ)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Annie Duke, an expert in the science of decision making and one of the world's top poker players. In 2004, she won the World Series of Poker. She is the author of "Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts."

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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”

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