01/27/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The only Dow 20,000 post you need to read. (bpsandpieces)
  • What is your sleep type? Jordan Harbinger talks with Michael Breus author of "The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype — and the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More." (theartofcharm)
  • GDP increased at a 1.9% rate in Q4 2016. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Happiness is not about metrics: Lessons James Altucher learned from doing over 200 podcasts with his heroes. (jamesaltucher)
  • First human-pig chimeras created, raising hopes for transplantable organs (statnews)
  • The four P’s for mutual fund due diligence. (beta.morningstar)
  • The Young Billionaire Behind the War on Bad Science (wired)
  • The Death Star and the Final Trench Run (fxrant.blogspot)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with "Billions" co-creator Brian Koppelman. (investorfieldguide)
  • Stig and Preston talk momentum investing with Wes Gray co-author of "Quantitative Momentum." (theinvestorspodcast)
  • Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer (theguardian)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Charley Ellis author of "The Index Revolution." (ritholtz)
  • How Satya Nadella created a new urgency at Microsoft ($MSFT). (businessinsider)
  • Cardiff Garcia talks with Michael Mauboussin about pretty much everything. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Wilbur Ross and the Era of Billionaire Rule (bloomberg)
  • Your guide to watching the show "Billions." (medium)
  • A discussion with Edward Hess discusses his new book, "Humility is the New Smart: Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age." (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • Gary Taubes, the author of "The Case Against Sugar," on the mechanisms involved. (heleo)
  • Calstrs is talking about lowering its returns expectations from 7.50% to 7.25%. (wsj)
  • As Bond Bear Market Beckons, Veterans Tell Tales of the Unknown: Analyzing the $13.9 trillion U.S. Treasury market (bloomberg)
  • 7 amazing blogs financial professionals need to follow. (linkedin)
  • How hedge funds (legally) got a jump on the J&J ($JNJ) deal to acquire Actelion. (bloomberg)
  • On the difference between fast content and good content. (pensionpartners)
  •  Why It Matters That Human Poker Pros Are Getting Trounced By an AI (gizmodo)
  • Why you should pay attention to the outflows at GMO. (beta.morningstar)
  • "Diverse opinions" without a "shared reality" is a waste of time. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Organizational culture plays a huge role in portfolio performance. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Kara Swisher talks with Tim Ferriss about the miseries of social media and the hedonic treadmill. (recode)
  • Lessons learned from the woes at Harvard’s endowment fund. (bloomberg)
  • Brett McKay talks with Robert Fuller author of "Wonder: From Emotion to Spirituality." (artofmanliness)
  • How to find the right answer when the "wisdom of the crowd" fails (nature)
  • Is Amazon’s ($AMZN) lead in home automation insurmountable? (businessinsider)
  • America has been trying to automate cheeseburgers for more than 50 years (qz)
  • How to Lose the War on Terror (newyorker)
  • When its time to kick an information source to the curb. (thereformedbroker)

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