01/14/16 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • On the differences between gambling and investing. (bloombergview)
  • Treasury bonds and gold have led the market in 2016. (stockcharts)
  • A dozen things learned from Jim Chanos on shorting stocks. (25iq)
  • Marketplace lenders have been getting crushed. (bloomberg)
  • Elite traders aren’t all about the money. (smbtraining)
  • How credit cards take a bite out of America. (medium)
  • We are seeing a rash of “instant experts” on recessions. (dashofinsight)
  • The dubious logic of stock market circuit breakers. (newyorker)
  • How investors gird themselves to hold through market volatility. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • An excerpt from Pollack and Olen’s “The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to be Complicated.* (slate)
  • “Ground Control to Major Doom” (alansteel.tumblr)
  • The Good News on Global Warming: We’ve Delayed the Next IceAge (bloomberg)
  • When impact investing goes wrong. (fusion)
  • The move toward index funds and away from actively managed funds accelerated in 2015. (wsj)
  • United Airlines ($UAL) is trying to be less sucky. (bloomberg)
  • How lawyers can transition into a second career. (slate)
  • How Sensitive Is Global Warming to Carbon Dioxide? (slate)
  • Macro is Hard (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Why it may be too late sell. (donfishback)
  • Insider trading convictions have put the chill on wannabe inside traders. (bloomberg)
  • A Classic Psychology Study Explains Why Winning the Lottery Wasn’t Going to Make You Happier Anyway (nymag)
  • Employment numbers still don’t show any sign of recession. (economistsview.typepad)
  • Science really does advance one funeral at a time. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • A Towering Chinese Debt Mountain Looms Behind Market Gyrations (bloomberg)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims ticked up last week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • 4 out of 5 indicators don’t point to recession. (econbrowser)
  • After Two Years of Upheaval, PIMCO’s Path to Recovery (ai-cio)
  • Bill Ford isn’t scared of Apple ($AAPL). (medium)
  • Scientists move one step closer to turning water into hydrogen fuel, affordably (csmonitor)
  • A new edition of Essential Listening is up including interviews with Michael Covel, Meb Faber and Daymond John. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • “Night Shift” Could Be iOS’s Most Important UX Improvement In Years (fastcodesign)
  • Is the MLP model broken? (bloomberg)
  • Why Doom and Gloom Has Taken Over Wall Street (fortune)

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