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Barry Ritholtz

Barry Ritholtz

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The Rise of the Economists

Out of the destruction of the postwar economies, came the rise of the economists.

Three Necessary Steps to End Brexit Madness

The first time we discussed the UK leaving the European Union (EU), the momentum looked like it was

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Won’t Work Out

It’s the time of the year when we are barraged with lists: Stocks to buy, books to read, explanation

How to Work Your Way Up From the Bottom

Ralph Scamardella, this week’s guest on Masters in Business, began at the bottom of the restaurant i

Why America Has a Two-Track Economy

Which of these two scenarios describes the US economy? No. 1.

10 Things People Still Get Wrong About the Financial Crisis

One of the most intriguing aspects of the 2007-09 financial crisis is how little understanding there

Religion, Politics and Investing

I have no problem with people wanting to feel good about their investments, but I also want them to

10 Books for a Summer Reading List

It’s that time of year! With Memorial Day coming, the summer reading season gets underway.

A Tweetstorm That Every Investor Should Read

Yesterday, James O’Shaughnessy posted a long and intriguing tweetstorm about investor ignorance.

Brexit Failure Looks More Likely Every Day

Today, I will violate one of my favorite principles, and hereby make this prediction: No Brexit!

The Odds of Fixing US Infrastructure Just Got Better

After all the complaints I have made about the need for a big improvement in American infrastructure

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