01/23/18 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • You Think Your Landlord Is Bad? Try Renting From Wall Street (theintercept)
  • The race to become the go-to source for cryptocurrency price data is on. (wsj)
  • No. 1 Reason for 401k Frustration (40 (401kspecialistmag)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) is trying to integrate both vertically and horizontally. (stratechery)
  • Why the poor performance of actively managed mutual funds is not a surprise. (mathinvestor)
  • Is the loss of privacy worth the time saved for cashier-less shopping? (bloomberg)
  • How to Fix Uber in Six Not-So-Easy Steps (bloomberg)
  • Coinbase is fighting off VCs with a stick. (recode)
  • The math still favors stocks, but by not as much as before. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Sustaining retirement income in a lower-return world (vanguardblog)
  • South Korea’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies has been a factor in the price declines. (wsj)
  • Nordea Bank AB is banning employees from transacting in cryptocurrencies. (bloomberg)
  • Apple’s ($AAPL) HomePod speaker has a release date. (arstechnica)
  • 2017 was one of the hottest years on record (syfy)
  • Markets are in a notable drawdown about 50% of the time. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Netflix doesn’t care if critics hate ‘Bright.’ (variety)
  • Medical advances increase the odds you're going to need more in your 401(k) (usatoday)
  • Number of stock indices at 3m dwarfs tally of quoted companies (ft)
  • How to protect children in their smartphone use. (mondaynote)
  • DuckDuckGo moves beyond search. (avc)
  • Can an algorithm pick better managers? (institutionalinvestor)
  • What other levers can push corporate earnings higher? (blackcypresscapital)
  •  Rattner: The Market Isn’t Bullish for Everyone (nytimes)
  • Amazon Go ups the technology requirements for retail. (om.co)
  • Why momentum investing works. (pragcap)
  • Netflix ($NFLX) continues to build up obligations for new content. (ft)
  • How a Misfit Group of Computer Geeks and English Majors Transformed Wall Street (nymag)
  • The S&P 500 is 12% above its 200 day moving average. (crossingwallstreet)
  • There is no shortage of proposals to fork Bitcoin. (bloomberg)
  •  AFR Report: Wall Street and Single Family Rentals (ourfinancialsecurity)
  • When Humans War, Animals Die (theatlantic)
  • What Facebook ($FB) should take from the success of Instagram. (nytimes)

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