Time Bombs, Algorithms and Easy Money
(Bloomberg View) -- My back-to-work morning train reads:
- This is the stock market crash we needed: The era of easy money is over. That’s no bad thing (Spectator); see also 401(k) investors’ stock market “correction” survival guide (USA Today)
- Market Time Bomb Bigger Than VIX: Loan funds could have a destabilizing effect. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
- Exit Interview: Mark Mobius on 30 Years of Emerging Markets (Barron’s)
- When Investing in Stocks Makes You Feel Like Throwing Up and You Do It Anyway (MoneyBeat)
- Canada’s housing market flirts with disaster (Financial Times)
- The Shutdown Lesson People Seem to Have Trouble Learning (FiveThirtyEight)
- You May Now Kiss the Algorithm (Wall Street Journal)
- The Real Reason NASA Created Makeup for Women Astronauts (Racked)
- A (so far) complete timeline of the investigation into Trump and Russia (Washington Post)
- Podcast Listeners Really Are the Holy Grail Advertisers Hoped They’d Be (Wired)
The Market Time Bomb That’s Bigger Than the VIX
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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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