01/03/18 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Almost 80 percent of battery-powered vehicles in the U.S. are leased, not owned (bloomberg)
  • Buy land. They aren’t making any more of it. (bloomberg)
  • At Age 101, She’s a World Champ Runner (npr)
  • Smaller hedge funds, especially fundamental equity long/short, are getting squeezed out of the business. (barrons)
  • RIP, TinyLetter. (nymag)
  • "It’s a giant present to the tax lobbying community" (politi.co)
  • The Dividend Disconnect: Behavioral Finance Strikes Again (alphaarchitect)
  • Remember inflation? 2018 may see its return. (thereformedbroker)
  • Managed futures eked out a positive return in 2017. (mrzepczynski.blogspot)
  • What are we to make of all the companies changing their names to ‘Blockchain This (or That)’? (ft)
  •  Scientists have created a drug that replicates the health benefits of exercise (qz)
  • The $100 Billion Venture Capital Bomb (institutionalinvestor)
  • How tactical asset allocation strategies performed in December 2017. (allocatesmartly)
  • Peter Thiel is a Bitcoin enthusiast. (wsj)
  •  How to Lean Against the Biases in 2018 (thinkadvisor)
  • 7 new year’s resolutions for the active trader. (bclund)
  • For marijuana users, it’s high times as California makes recreational use legal (latimes)
  • Passive funds can “smooth the ride” of an active portfolio (vanguardblog)
  •  Clobbered by new tax code, blue states — and pundits — plot their revenge (marketwatch)
  • 7 lessons learned from one year of financial blogging. (ofdollarsanddata)
  • The 99 best things that happened in 2017 (qz)
  • The University of Illinois is encouraging the donation of farmland. (bloomberg)
  • A look at the 2018 Global Financial Asset Portfolio. (pragcap)
  • Launching a new coin? Make sure you choose the name carefully. (fastcodesign)
  • The Las Vegas economy is chugging along. (bloomberg)
  • The year (2017) in US equity mutual funds. (beta.morningstar)
  • What to Watch on the Fiduciary Front in 2018 (wsj)
  • Secondary cryptocurrencies are disengaging from Bitcoin. (bloomberg)
  • Index providers break down large/mid/small cap at different points. (beta.morningstar)
  • Some unexpected ways to play higher interest rates. (wisdomtree)

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