01/13/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • What the Fed’s move may mean: The Fed raised rates, and expects the pace of hikes to pick up in 2017. What could it mean for bonds?&#xA0 (fidelity)
  • Krista Tippett talks with Maria Popova of Brain Pickings fame. (onbeing)
  • 60 Minutes on the advances in drone warfare technology. (cbsnews)
  • Daryl Morey, Basketball’s Billy Beane (thewaiterspad)
  • What "The Founder" Can Teach Us About Starting a Business (wsj)
  • Guy Raz talks with Ali Webb co-founder of DryBar. (npr)
  • Another solid retail sales report in December. (calculatedriskblog)
  •  A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media (medium)
  • The stock market is eerily calm. (medium)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with Lauren Loktev, Kanyi Maqubela, & Craig Shapiro of the Collaborative Fund. (investorfieldguide)
  • Joe Marchese of Fox on how the online ad business is broken. (recode)
  • StockTwits drives 89% of $cashtagged social media investor traffic. (irblog.prnewswire)
  • A couple of New Jersey boys: Marc Maron talks with Bruce Springsteen. (wtfpod)
  • Goldman Sachs Completes Return From Wilderness to the White House (New York Times)
  • Advisors Should Aim For Simplicity and Avoid Pretentious Jargon (tonyisola)
  • Brett McKay talks with Kevin Kelly about the future of technology and his book "The Inevitable." (artofmanliness)
  • Why does Apple ($AAPL) think they can do original programming well? (arstechnica)
  • 5 Ominous Signs for the Securities Industry (Bloomberg View)
  • Speculators are wicked short Treasuries. (bloomberg)
  • There is a difference between being pro-business and pro-market. (promarket)
  • Frank Chen on what it means for all vehicles to go autonomous. (a16z)
  • 10 Life Lessons We Learn Too Late (nextavenue)
  • The latest Big Mac Index shows most currencies are undervalued against the US dollar. (economist)
  • Jack Vogel co-author of "Quantitative Momentum" talks about measuring trend. (bettersystemtrader)
  • Davos Wonders If It’s Part of the Problem: Did the global elite’s devotion to borderless capitalism sow the seeds of a populist backlash? (bloomberg)
  • Tyler Cowen talks with author Jhumpa Lahiri. (medium)
  • Chuck Jaffe talks with value investor Vitaliy Katsenelson. (soundcloud)
  • Managed futures did what they were supposed to do in 2016. (longboardfunds)
  • Three troubled industries to avoid in 2017. (deadcompanieswalking.tumblr)
  • The history of the Apple ($AAPL) iPhone ten years in. (internethistorypodcast)
  • How State-Sponsored Blackmail Works in Russia: The art of kompromat, a practice that seems to have migrated across the Atlantic&#xA0 (theatlantic)
  • Eight must follow people on StockTwits. (sparkfin)
  • JPMorgan smashes earnings expectations (CNBC)
  • Seth Godin, "Words keep getting cheaper, which makes action more valuable than ever." (sethgodin.typepad)
  • The value of great cities comes through connection (nautil.us)
  • Active management’s demise is not imminent. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Preston and Stig talk with noted value investor Monish Pabrai. (theinvestorspodcast)
  • Carl Icahn has had a rough couple of years including being net short in 2016. (barrons)
  •  Evidence-based free throw shooting (abnormalreturns)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) got the jump on Netflix ($NFLX) in India. (backchannel)
  • What the last decade looks like for trend following. (wisdomtrading)
  • James Altucher talks with Susan David author of "Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life." (medium)
  • Do you know where your portfolio’s risk lies? (blog.thinknewfound)
  • Your local mall is dying. Unless you are well-off. (bloomberg)
  • Tesla’s ambition is to become the new Apple, judging by its recent hiring (Wired)
  • China’s consumer economy is doing better than you think. (sumzero)
  • Michael interviews Evan Carmichael, author of "Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter." (trendfollowing)
  • The downside of sharing your opinions publicly these days. (foundersatwork.posthaven)
  • A talk with Terry Gross, host of Fresh Air on NPR. (longform)
  • Bank of America out with the first of the big financial sector earnings reports (Bloomberg)
  • The number of "zombie firms" is growing. (economist)

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