Ritholtz: A Real Estate Recovery That’s Not Quite There
New home sales are trending far below their historic averages, Barry Ritholtz writes. Will the weakness continue?
Confusing What Just Happened With What Happens Next
Lessons for investors, advisors and traders on how behavioral finance's ‘recency effect’ plays out in the markets and affects market participants.
This Recovery Really Is Different
Credit bubbles are very different from ordinary recession recoveries. Bank crises and the long, slow, painful recoveries are simply not comparable to other business cycles.
Pay Attention, Ignore the Fed
There's a whole generation of traders who have never seen a rate increase, but normalization of interest rates can't get here soon enough for me.
Ritholtz: Stop Thinking About the Market as if It Were Human
The language we use to describe market moves changes both our expectations and our behavior.
A Pension Fund Comes to Its Senses
San Diego County's pension board has fired its outside pension-fund manager, Salient Partners, for its high leverage and costs and poor performance. There's a lesson here.
Searching for Volatility in All the Wrong Places
Why is volatility in stocks falling while it's rising in fixed income?
Your Local Investing Bias Could Cost You
What matters most to investors is at least having some awareness of the factors that may be biasing their behavior.
Even Skeptics Can Profit From Climate Change
You don’t have to be a believer in climate change to be willing to profit from it, Barry Ritholtz says.
Dear Dr. Bernanke: Pace Yourself!
Barry Ritholtz writes an open letter to the former Fed chairman, who has a new consulting deal with the hedge fund Citadel.