Sorry for the late start this morning, call it a Halloween hangover from all those mini Twix bars.
Anyway, I’m very excited for Barry and his new deal with Bloomberg View, just announced this morning…
BARRY RITHOLTZ JOINS BLOOMBERG VIEW
November 1, 2013
NEW YORK — Bloomberg View today announced that Barry L. Ritholtz is joining the opinion and analysis site as a columnist covering finance, the economy, and the business world writ large.
“Barry brings a singular and authoritative voice to our core business coverage,” said David Shipley, the senior executive editor of Bloomberg View. “We’re thrilled that he’s decided to make View his new home.”
Ritholtz runs the closely followed finance blog, The Big Picture, which will now largely serve as an archive for his work, which will now originate on Bloomberg View. Ritholtz, who also works as a money manager and has been a professional market strategist, specializes in quantitative and behavioral analyses of markets and the economy and approaches both as a witty and iconoclastic contrarian.
Ritholtz has written on such topics as the psychology of investing and decision-making, Wall Street and banking, and fiscal and monetary policy. He was an early and prescient observer of the housing and financial crisis several years ago. His book, “Bailout Nation,” offers an incisive exploration of the roots of that crisis.