Barry Ritholtz

ColumnistNew York


The growth of superstar stocks is always marked by white-knuckled drops. Few have the nerve to hold on.

  • Oct 4, 2014

It turns out, writing about a subject is a good way to figure out where you stand on the issue.

  • Sep 19, 2014

The greatest market timer and the worst market timer fare about the same as the dollar-cost averager.

  • Aug 23, 2014

There are factors that can narrow the trader’s disadvantage, but capital gains taxes are still the big issue.

  • Aug 9, 2014

Traders pay a tax of 30 percent or more on short-term capital gains. Passive indexers come out ahead.

  • Jul 26, 2014

Barry Ritholtz offers the worst investing ideas he’s heard this year.

  • Jul 5, 2014

Here’s an easy way to figure out which talking heads know what they’re talking about.

  • Jun 13, 2014

Financial stress and bankruptcy are startlingly common for athletes once their playing careers come to an end.

  • May 31, 2014

Without knowing when the economic environment has really changed, expensive mistakes are made.

  • May 16, 2014

Look at the motivations of pundits, strategists and fund managers before making investment decisions.

  • May 3, 2014
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