01/23/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How big a deal is ETF tracking error? (etf)
  • Sixty-Seven Numbers That Define the Obama Era (psmag)
  • If you don’t trust your employees to work remotely you shouldn’t have hired them in the first place. (qz)
  • Apple’s ($AAPL) new killer product is the W1 chip. (loopinsight)
  • Active under/outperformance is cyclical in nature. (frankzorrilla.tumblr)
  • Theo Epstein’s ‘20% rule’ for getting ahead at work. (cnbc)
  • Don’t ignore the move in Treasury yields. (adamhgrimes)
  • In praise of incrementalism and small edges. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • NAFTA could be struck down dead by the end of the day (Business Insider)
  • Howard is going on an social media diet. (medium)
  • The problems in health care are largely structural. (avc)
  • Oh cool, the President’s top national security advisor is a Russian plant. Running out of shocked faces.1 (Wall Street Journal)
  • Somebody is going to be the first to list a Bitcoin ETF. The question is who? (wsj)
  • Academic economics has a gender problem. (qz)
  • Why a robot tax is a bad idea. (bloomberg)
  • Lucy Kellaway, "The corporate obsession with happiness is part of the cause of our unhappiness." (ft)
  • Inside Pandora’s Quest to Take on Spotify, Apple Music & Amazon (billboard)
  • Sarah Max, "If you’re hoping for a water pure play, however, you won’t find it in any ETF." (barrons)
  • Factor ETFs have gone from satellite to core. (citywireusa)
  • How to build a muni bond portfolio with term date ETFs. (etf)
  • Kevin Systrom is reinventing Instagram for the age of Snapchat (Recode)
  • Some results from a survey on ETF usage including Millennials’ love for ETFs. (ishares)
  • Sprint ($S) bought 33% of music streamer Tidal. (techcrunch)
  • Two very different views on the Treasury market. (bloomberg)
  • Chasing the mass market is for suckers (Seth’s Blog)
  • SEC probing Yahoo over previously disclosed cyber breach (Reuters)
  • Doomsday prep chic comes to the ultra-high net worth market (New Yorker)
  • Off Long Island, Wind Power Tests the Waters (nytimes)
  • Hedge fund and private equity managers have begun mining data from Glassdoor for due diligence purposes. (ft)
  • Can a sitting US president receive income from foreign business interests? Only if the Constitution is meaningless. (New York Times)
  • Returns come in swift, unexpected chunks. (etf)
  • How Hedge Funds Get Rich (Hint: It’s Not Their Returns) (ofdollarsanddata)
  • In praise of dullness. (stumblingandmumbling.typepad)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) is pushing into auto parts. (nypost)
  • Cheaper, better "insurance for everybody"? Good luck with that (latimes)
  • Agency problems make it difficult for professional investors to outperform. (marketfox)
  • This Team Runs Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Page&#xA0 (bloomberg)
  • A major test of the Universal Basic Income concept gets underway (BBC)

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