Hot Links: Taken for a Ride Posted April 7, 2015 by Joshua M Brown What I'm reading this morning: Duke defeats Wisconsin for the NCAA championship (CBS Sports) World Economy Ready to Bounce After Sluggish Opening to 2015 (Bloomberg) Andrew Smithers is bearish again. I'll give you a moment to catch your breath... (Financial Times) "You may think you are riding the stock market trend but is it possible that you are taken for a ride instead? " (Price Action Lab) Ray Dalio is crushing it this year (Bloomberg) Scott Minerd (Guggenheim) on where to invest (ETF.com) The hard lessons from Rob Arnott, Jeremy Grantham, Howard Marks and Jeffrey Gundlach (Wall Street Journal) Even if you had tomorrow's economic data, would you know how the market will react? (Irrelevant Investor) Is geography the next smart beta? (CIO) Buffett on how to deal with troubles within your company (Farnam Street) The birth, death and resurrection of American beer: 1873-2014 (Quartz) My new post at Fortune: Investor takeaways from the Rolling Stone debacle (Fortune) Check out our automated investing service, Liftoff! (Liftoff) Now go talk about it. facebook twitter linkedin Read this next.May 30, 2011 Milkmen Month: The Guitar SongOctober 15, 2014 There she goes, my beautiful worldOctober 29, 2013 Hot Links: So over it.