01/20/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Part two of Preston and Stig’s talk with noted value investor Monish Pabrai. (theinvestorspodcast)
  • How to Read Financial News Headlines (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Sector lessons from 2016. (wisdomtree)
  • Goldman notes that the dollar and stocks now trade together (MoneyBeat)
  • How to Overcome Unconscious Bias (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • How effective have media companies been in jettisoning their "stodgy" parts? (bloomberg)
  • 9 out of 10 UK investors don’t hold a single passive fund. (ft)
  • James Altucher talks with Steven Johnson author of "Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World." (jamesaltucher)
  • Boring names, great stock: United States Lime & Minerals ($USLM). (crossingwallstreet)
  • Why manufacturing jobs are never coming back. (ofdollarsanddata)
  • What can we learn from the fund companies that actually experienced inflows last year? (beta.morningstar)
  • Cardiff Garcia talks with Emily Parker, author of "Now I Know Who My Comrades Are" on the state of social media. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Five good questions for Samuel Arbesman author of "Overcomplicated." (fivegoodquestions.co)
  • Robin Powell talks evidence-based investing with Bill McNabb, CEO of the Vanguard Group. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • What the U.S. Constitution would look like if translated into 140-character tweets (usatoday)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks machine learning and AI with Jeremiah Lowin. (investorfieldguide)
  • Talking evidence-based investing with Meb Faber. (bespokepremium)
  • A talk with Tony Saliba author of "Managing Expectations: Driving Profitable Option Trading Outcomes Through Knowledge, Discipline, and Risk Management." (chatwithtraders)
  • How curiosity can protect the mind from bias (bbc)
  •  What Really Happened to the Stock Market During the Obama Years (time)
  • Michael Martin talks with Dr. Norman Rosenthal, MD auhtor of "Super Mind: How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life Through Transcendental Meditation." (martinkronicle)
  • What’s going on with inflation? (Indexology)
  • Six cosmic catastrophes that could wipe out life on Earth (theconversation)
  • Krista Tippett talks with Anil Dash about morality and technology. (onbeing)
  • Putting the recent rise in bond yields into historical perspective. (marketanthropology)
  • Five good questions for Adam Kucharski author of "The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling." (fivegoodquestions.co)
  • James Altucher talks with Mike Massimino author of "Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe." (jamesaltucher)
  • Sell Netflix, Buy Blockbuster (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • How to think about stock and bond valuations today. (bloomberg)
  • Why sell-side analysts almost always say ‘buy’: access. (wsj)
  • T Rowe Price ($TROW) isn’t happy about Snap’s ($SNAP) plan to disenfranchise shareholders. (afr)
  • What kind of grade should Tim Cook get as CEO of Apple ($AAPL)? (aboveavalon)
  • Society today is all about the new. Do we forget about the value of maintenance? (freakonomics)
  • Everyone is better than you are… (Seth’s Blog)
  • Costco ($COST) has become a big part of Citibank’s ($C) credit card business. (businessinsider)
  • Why you should re-think your emerging markets position(s). (fortunefinancialadvisors)
  • NAIRU is a myth…a dangerous one at that. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • How to read financial news headlines. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Steve Jobs saved Apple — and Nike — with the same piece of advice (qz)
  • How statistics lost their power — and why we should fear what comes next (theguardian)
  • The irony of the border wall is that robot lettuce-pickers and grape leaf-pullers have already taken the farm jobs (Bloomberg)
  • The first women-run Wall Street firm founded today in 1870 (Twitter)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with trading psychology expert Brett Steenbarger. (ritholtz)
  • Residential real estate ownership is seeing a bunch of startup activity. (a16z)
  • Black markets in everything: Costco ($COST) golf balls. (wsj)
  • The Legend of the President’s First Hundred Days (wsj)

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