Busts Waiting to Happen and Boring Booms

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- My morning train reads:

  • We’re Living In What May Be the Most Boring Bull Market Ever: In an age of index funds and private companies, even a boom can feel blah (Bloomberg)
  • The Epicenter of the Housing Bust Is Booming Again. (That’s a Warning Sign.) (New York Times)
  • Is “value” dead? Or have we just been measuring it in the wrong way? (Wall Street Journal)
  • Nothing Into Something (Of Dollars And Data)
  • Cannabis Comes to Your Coffee and Candy — But Is It Legal? (Wall Street Journal); see also Seven reasons Big Tobacco is likely to make a move on the marijuana industry (MarketWatch)
  • The Misleading Lessons of History (Flirting With Models)
  • Jerry Brown Is the Face of America’s Climate-Change Resistance (Bloomberg)
  • The long-running CBS show is over for its longtime leading man (CNN Money)
  • Three Hours Up Close With Alex Jones of Infowars (New York Times)
  • “The NFL is like a drug lord and football is like crack,” says “Big Game” author Mark Leibovich (Recode)

What are you reading?

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Busts Waiting to Happen and Boring Booms

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Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He is the author of “Bailout Nation.”

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