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by barry ritholtz

Chasing Returns Has a High Cost for Investors By YiLi Chien, Senior Economist St. Louis Fed 04/14/14       The investment behavior of households could be influenced by their own past experience, especially by the return performance of their portfolios....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Hat tip Creators.com
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Alexander Friedman, global chief investment officer at UBS AG’s wealth-management unit, talks about investment strategy. Friedman speaks with Stephanie Ruhle and Barry Ritholtz on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.” Friedman: `Not a Bad Time’...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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I am guest hosting Market Makers today with Stephanie Ruhle from 10 am-12 pm. We will be talking Markets, IPOs, Housing, and lots of other good stuff. Check it out here  
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Columnist Mark Hulbert recently raised the question of what the rate of initial public offerings means for the stock market. He looked at IPOs and dividends as a broad way to evaluate investor sentiment. He used a variety of different data points to...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Josh Brown discusses momentum building for companies to start spending money again and that boost in capital expenditures could lead to all kinds of positives for the economy and the market. “They’re all talking about capex expansion this year; they’re...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Cliff Asness, founder & CIO at AQR Capital Management, discusses his investment strategy, how geopolitical risks influence markets, his biggest market concern and why he believes we are not in a tech bubble on Bloomberg Television’s “Market Makers.”...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Since its Tax Day, I thought we might take a look at where your tax dollars go and where they come from. The first chart is Federal Revenues — what the sources of cash are from all sources. As you can see, the biggest revenue line is individual income...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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One of the elements of modern punditry that continually surprises me is the insistence that stocks are grossly overvalued. As I have written repeatedly, stocks are more or less fully valued. However, since we don’t know what next year’s earnings...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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Source: The Fix
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, April 14, 2014
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Source: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, Bloomberg     Bank of America Merrill Lynch took a look at the presidential-election cycle and found that, on average, the second year is rather weak. Continues here
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, April 14, 2014
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Last week, we discussed why investors conflate various rationales when confronted with unknown stock market moves. As stated in “What’s Your Stock Market Story?,” people much prefer a narrative to any admission that market movements are often random....
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, April 14, 2014
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The Wall Street Journal’s two top personal finance journalists, Jonathan Clements and Jason Zweig, both now at The Wall Street Journal tackle the three greatest financial challenges facing Americans.
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, April 14, 2014
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OrCam camera device is one of Israel’s Top 10 advances in vision. Hebrew University Prof. Amnon Shashua created this device that attaches to eyeglasses and is wired to a portable computer in the wearer’s pocket. Using bone conduction technology,...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Monday, April 14, 2014
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