01/25/18 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Facebook ($FB) has gone from making us happy to making Wall Street happy. (vanityfair)
  • Those betting that the VIX will remain low need to stay aware of the feedback loop (lrb.co.uk)
  • USC study finds that more than 90 percent of recent Grammy nominees are men&#xA0 (latimes)
  • Put down Twitter and re-build your RSS reader. (longreads)
  • The Rise of the Tech Model May Soon Make You Obsolete (institutionalinvestor)
  • Winemakers Turn to MIT to Save Pinot Noir in Warming Temperatures (bloomberg)
  • Coinbase is helping to build out side-by-side Bitcoin spot and futures trading. (markets.businessinsider)
  • The asset management industry is undergoing fundamental changes: what it means for careers. (cfapubs)
  • Robinhood is launching crypto trading. (cnbc)
  • How Switzerland became an ICO hub. (nytimes)
  • Why value has lagged over most of the past decade. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • Business cards aren’t dead. They are just getting weirder. (wsj)
  • How to See the Hidden Risks of ETFs (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Some of the biggest cryptocurrency bulls are pulling back. (wsj)
  • Howard Marks on full valuations and unnecessary tax cuts. (marketfolly)
  • The stock market isn’t the same thing as economy but they do intersect from time to time. (thereformedbroker)
  • The highest earning hedge fund firms of all-time. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims continue to come in at low levels. (calculatedriskblog)
  • How to write a blog post. (randsinrepose)
  • In the last stages of a bull market you see the strongest returns and the shunning of bearish commentators. (macromon.wordpress)
  • How Hedge Funds (Secretly) Get Their Way in Washington (bloomberg)
  • Mexico’s drug cartels, now hooked on fuel, cripple nation’s refineries (reuters)
  • Two new ‘blockchain ETFs’ have proven popular with investors. (blogs.wsj)

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