02/12/18 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The Real Reason NASA Created Makeup for Women Astronauts (racked)
  • Just because a fund is passively managed doesn’t mean investors won’t trade it. (thereformedbroker)
  • How Robinhood came to include crypto into their platform. (bloomberg)
  • When Investing in Stocks Makes You Feel Like Throwing Up and You Do It Anyway (blogs.wsj)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why hedge funds pay the big brokers so much in fees. (bloomberg)
  • There are good reasons why short-sellers don’t want to have to disclose their positions. (brontecapital.blogspot.de)
  • Market Time Bomb Bigger Than VIX: Loan funds could have a destabilizing effect. (bloomberg)
  • Short sellers are the market’s detectives. (bloomberg)
  • Some crypto-wealthy are locking in their gains and hiring wealth managers. (techcrunch)
  • Price drives market narratives. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • What if Big Tech gets interested in the investment business? (rp-pieces)
  • Exit Interview: Mark Mobius on 30 Years of Emerging Markets (barrons)
  • There is now finally something to talk about in markets. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • This is the stock market crash we needed: The era of easy money is over. That’s no bad thing (spectator.co.uk)
  • There is no guarantee that a well-balanced portfolio can’t have a down calendar year. (thereformedbroker)
  • This past week put your investment philosophy to the test. (aswathdamodaran.blogspot)
  • It doesn’t make sense to get angry at market volatility. (pragcap)
  • Google Drive is changing the way we interact with files. (slate)
  • Darius Foroux, "That’s why the first rule of work is that we leave the office on time. The second rule is that we don’t take our work home." (medium)
  • Why we need an ‘ethical’ Bitcoin. (qz)
  • Don’t let a market decline goad you into becoming more active. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • You May Now Kiss the Algorithm (wsj)
  • Stop getting caught up in short-term changes in asset class correlations. (mrzepczynski.blogspot)
  • The market is more normal than it used to be. (peterlazaroff)
  • It’s easy to get into trouble with ‘derivatives of derivatives of derivatives.’ (priceactionlab)
  • Canada’s housing market flirts with disaster (ft)
  • Why the return of Steve Cohen is a sign of the times. (nytimes)
  • Why your portfolio needs some "firewalls" from market volatility. (portfoliocharts)
  • Why it’s a mistake to think creativity is only for the young. (papers.ssrn)
  • A scad of Bitcoin miners have moved to Washingto state for cheap power. (wsj)
  • Forget business books, read a novel instead. (fastcompany)
  • Alto’s Odyssey, the sequel to Alto’s Adventure, is coming soon. (kottke)
  • Keep up on what a16z has had to say about crypto and blockchain. (a16z)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)
  • Why inflation rates are so low. (ritholtz)
  • The Shutdown Lesson People Seem to Have Trouble Learning (fivethirtyeight)
  • The longer you plan to hold stocks, the less changes in P/E matter. (humbledollar)
  • Crime rates in America are at historic lows. Good luck convincing Americans of that. (bloomberg)
  • 401(k) investors’ stock market “correction” survival guide (usatoday)
  • How your first exposures to the stock market affect your mindset going forward. (thereformedbroker)
  • Podcast Listeners Really Are the Holy Grail Advertisers Hoped They’d Be (wired)

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