Hot Links: Things That Shouldn't Smush

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

The risk-on run of the last three weeks has a name: The LTRO Rally.  (FtAlphaville)

JC: Stocks have been rallying with a weakening euro – imagine it snaps back!  (AllStarCharts)

Goldman tells clients to get short 10-year Treasurys ahead of the FOMC, here’s why:  (ZeroHedge)

Could the switch to 4G mean 250,000 new American jobs?  (BusinessInsider)

The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption (BrainPickings)

A list of strange animals we’ve created when things that shouldn’t smush are brought together.  (DailyBeast)

These Jacob Riis photos of New York City during the Gangs of New York era will blow you away, we were an emerging market not long ago.  (DailyMail)

Steven Rattner’s op-ed on the Dangerous Notion that Debt Doesn’t Matter.  (NYT)

James Altucher: Telling the truth is the way to The Force.  (AltucherConfidential)

Chris Brogan: 106 Excuses That Prevent You From Becoming Great.  (ChrisBrogan)

The Fly: “The best thing that ever happened to me…was getting fired, by some fat shlub, early in my career. It took a little bit of time and dedication to exact my revenge; but I accomplished it severely– and he felt the heat from the fire of my soul when it happened.”  (iBankCoin)

Don’t miss my daily linkfest for financial advisors this morning!  (WSJFA)



This content, which contains security-related opinions and/or information, is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in any manner as professional advice, or an endorsement of any practices, products or services. There can be no guarantees or assurances that the views expressed here will be applicable for any particular facts or circumstances, and should not be relied upon in any manner. You should consult your own advisers as to legal, business, tax, and other related matters concerning any investment.

The commentary in this “post” (including any related blog, podcasts, videos, and social media) reflects the personal opinions, viewpoints, and analyses of the Ritholtz Wealth Management employees providing such comments, and should not be regarded the views of Ritholtz Wealth Management LLC. or its respective affiliates or as a description of advisory services provided by Ritholtz Wealth Management or performance returns of any Ritholtz Wealth Management Investments client.

References to any securities or digital assets, or performance data, are for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an investment recommendation or offer to provide investment advisory services. Charts and graphs provided within are for informational purposes solely and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The content speaks only as of the date indicated. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects, and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

Wealthcast Media, an affiliate of Ritholtz Wealth Management, receives payment from various entities for advertisements in affiliated podcasts, blogs and emails. Inclusion of such advertisements does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by the Content Creator or by Ritholtz Wealth Management or any of its employees. Investments in securities involve the risk of loss. For additional advertisement disclaimers see here:

Please see disclosures here.