01/15/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How to get the most bang for your buck at a Costco ($COST) food court. (luckypeach)
  • Why value investors should ignore overall market valuations. (greenbackd)
  • Oil’s Plunge Is Great News for Most of Us (bloombergview)
  • The exodus from big banks to hedge funds is waning. (bloomberg)
  • The slope of the yield curve is still positive. (news.morningstar)
  • Wal-Mart ($WMT) is shrinking its store footprint. (bloomberg)
  • China, Oil Show Peril of Faulty Assumptions (wsj)
  • Demographics matter but their impact is uncertain. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Why coders love Soylent. (bloomberg)
  • The valuation on publicly traded SaaS companies have come down a great deal in the past year. (tomtunguz)
  • Zack Miller talks with Peter Hans of Harvest Exchange about changing how institutional investors communicated with clients. (tradestreaming)
  • A conversation with Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley’s favorite CEO coach. (techcrunch)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Daymond John of Shark Tank fame and author of “The Power of Broke” on turning deficits into strengths. (fourhourworkweek)
  • Why isn’t the $VIX higher? (jlfmi.tumblr)
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant and All That Jazz (wsj)
  • Why (almost) everything you know about food is wrong (vox)
  • Employment Edition (economistsview.typepad)
  • Andrew Horowitz talks with Barry Ritholtz talk markets and podcasting. (thedisciplinedinvestor)
  • Housel: Things I’m Pretty Sure About: We’re all in the same boat. (fool)
  • Industrial production fell in December. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Should Advisors Hire a Financial Planner? (advisorperspectives)
  • Why you can’t corner the Powerball lottery. (npr)
  • Katherine Milkman talks to author Richard Thaler, author of “Misbehaving: The Making of Behavior Economics” about the history of behavioral economics (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • Stock risk doesn’t necessarily dissipate over time. (institutionalimperative)
  • Why is it so difficult for giants like Wal-Mart to shift strategy. (bloomberg)
  • The “Boys” Who Completely Transformed Chile’sEconomy (slate)
  • A discussion with Meb Faber, author of “Invest With the House,” about hedge fund cloning. (blog.alphaclone)
  • A discussion with Maria Konnikova author of “The Confidence Game.” (theartofcharm)
  • Who’s Killing the PC? (bloomberg)
  • Isit wrong to sell everything when marketsfall (marketwatch)
  • Adam McKay talks about the influences behind the movie “The Big Short.” (kcrw)
  • Can the best financial ideas fit on an index card? (npr)
  • Why most investors can’t psychologically handle a bear market. (thereformedbroker)
  • So You Think A Recession Is Imminent, Yield Curve Edition (economistsview.typepad)
  • Jazz Singer Cécile McLorin Salvant Doesn’t Want To Sound ‘Clean And Pretty’ (npr)
  • Why we so love to make predictions. (timharford)
  • Michael Covel talks with Ron Friedman author of “The Best Place to Work: The Art and Science of Creating an Extraordinary Workplace.”* (trendfollowing)

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