01/15/18 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why bankers are worried the Spotify listing goes too smoothly. (wsj)
  • Why it so hard to get a bond trader on the phone these days. (bloomberg)
  • This anonymous Twitter account moves the Japanese stock market like no other. (bloomberg)
  • A look at the forgotten bull market of 1949-1955. (crossingwallstreet)
  • The long history of analysts calling for higher interest rates. (bpsandpieces)
  • High yield ‘hype’ has gone a bit too far. (institutionalinvestor)
  • What the periodic table of asset class returns reminds us of. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Some scenes from some crypto true believers from inside the Crypto Castle and Crypto Crackhouses (nytimes)
  • The Internet makes us feel like a king. It’s illusory and a problem. (artofmanliness)
  • Investor sentiment is getting pretty euphoric. (topdowncharts)
  • How to find fresh, new resources. (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • Managed futures funds are pushing into exotics in search of unique returns. (bloomberg)
  • Companies want to scrap their in-person annual shareholder meetings. Activists say not so fast… (ft)
  • What even a five-day social media break can do for you. (medium)
  • Private equity firms are upping their game to retain female employees. (ft)
  • Why you should be skeptical of any attempt to put a fair value on the market using backward looking data. (dashofinsight)
  • The Bitcoin mania makes tulips look downright sedate. (nytimes)
  • Global investment management M&A is at its highest level since 2009. (ft)
  • 2018: the year Twitter ($TWTR) outperforms Facebook ($FB). (500ish)
  • Public companies don’t go bust all at once. (ftalphaville.ft)

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