01/26/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • McDonald’s Sales Are Up, Thanks to All-Day Breakfast (eater)
  • SoundCloud is set to become the YouTube of audio. (techcrunch)
  • The world is awash in content. Ergo the rise of curation. (redef)
  • How missing out on 25 days in the stock market over 45 years costs you dearly (marketwatch)
  • Q&A: The ‘Pluto Killer’ who thinks he’s found the true ninth planet (washingtonpost)
  • How Math, And Not A Telescope, May Have Found A New Planet (fivethirtyeight)
  • The equal-weighted S&P 500 has been underperforming since March 2015. (stockcharts)
  • Companies Urge Retiring Workers to Leave Something Behind—Their Money (wsj)
  • The problems at Paulson & Co. mount. (bloomberg)
  • Home prices were up 5.3% year-over-year in November per Case-Shiller. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Comparing Renaissance Florence to Silicon Valley, innovation-wise. (hbr)
  • High speed, automated market makers dominate the NYSE. (bloomberg)
  • AIG ($AIG) is not breaking itself up. (nytimes)
  • Some unicorns are going to ‘lose their horns’ when they come back to market for capital. (nytimes)
  • Why companies seem to buy back shares at the wrong time. (wsj)
  • The “Uber for kids” space is quickly getting crowded. (businessinsider)
  • Why the share buyback at Whole Foods ($WFM) was a mistake. (ibankcoin)
  • The Harvard endowment has been a breeding ground for hedge fund launches. (bloomberg)
  • Angel investors are negotiating harder on terms. (wsj)
  • A comprehensive unicorn list. (fortune)
  • Checking in on market valuations for the Russell 1000 Growth and Value indices. (econompicdata.blogspot)
  • The market needs more fear. (joefahmy)
  • The Challenges of Science Communication (theness)
  • Egg McMuffins Could Save McDonald’s (bloomberg)
  • Do marketplace lenders like Lending Club ($LC) have a moat? (ft)
  • How startups can move from niche to mass. (versionone.vc)
  • You’re obsessed with outcomes. Here’s why attention to process pays off. (washingtonpost)
  • All of a sudden investors are pulling cash from $VIX ETPs. (bloomberg)
  • Evidence that you can safely ignore the forecasts of market strategists. (statisticalideas.blogspot)
  • 6 Tips for Investors When the Stock Market Tumbles (nytimes)
  • We’re lucky if we get to be old, physician and professor believes (washingtonpost)
  • Why tax inversions keep happening. (pointsandfigures)
  • Execution is easier if the strategy is correct. (avc)
  • Consume news in moderation. (artofmanliness)
  • Navigating the Seed to Series A transition in a tougher environment. (blog.semilshah)
  • A post-mortem on a failed startup. (pointsandfigures)
  • Why institutions are enamored with multi-strategy hedge funds. (pionline)
  • $217 trillion: Total value of all the real estate/property in the world (cityam)
  • How to invest the Dale Carnegie way. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Focus on your business, not the share price. (continuations)
  • On the evolution of the ‘micro-VC.’ (weathergagecapital)
  • How to onboard new employees. (firstround)
  • European startups have had a difficult time scaling up relative to US startups. (next.ft)
  • Why startups need to focus on the fundamentals in the new environment. (pointsandfigures)
  • Meet The Most Photographed Trader On Wall Street (buzzfeed)
  • Startup OpenDoor buys houses for cash, fast and then flips them (hopefully) for a profit. (wsj)
  • It all changes when the founder drives a Porsche. (medium)

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