02/03/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Sports are a horrible metaphor for business. (hbr)
  • Anthony Crudele talks with Jerry Parker about discretionary vs. systematic trading. (futuresradioshow)
  • Economic policy has surged while the $VIX has stayed quiescent. (nytimes)
  • Even mobsters should stay in school and get a graduate degree. (bloomberg)
  • Bribery And Corruption At Sea Ports Add Hidden Costs To Doing Business (SSAB)
  • Meb Faber talks with noted technical analyst John Bollinger about "time frame confusion." (mebfaber)
  • How Snap ($SNAP) stacks up against Instagram. (bloomberg)
  • On the difference between shallow and deep risk. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Why are Americans moving less? (citylab)
  • Brett McKay talks with Scott Carney author of "What Doesn’t Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength." (artofmanliness)
  • The January NFP report shows continued payroll growth and low unemployment. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Did economists get globalization and free trade wrong? (freakonomics)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Saadia Madsbjerg of the Rockefeller Foundation. (ritholtz)
  • Snap’s ($SNAP) publicly traded shares will have NO voting rights whatsoever. (businessinsider)
  • Seth Godin, "When we buy a stake in the future, what we’re actually buying is how it makes us feel today." (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Rising wages deserve your full attention. (bloomberg)
  • Passive could be on par with active funds by 2021. (businessinsider)
  • Dan Harris talks meditation with radio host Elvis Duran. (overcast.fm)
  • State Street Asks Boards to Disclose More on Climate Preparation (Bloomberg)
  • Not surprisingly binary options turned out to be a mess for individual investors. (ft)
  • Investor expectations have gotten ahead of reality. (marketanthropology)
  • Patrick O’Shaugnessy talks with Brent Beshores on a range of topics. (investorfieldguide)
  • How You Can #Resist … With Your Portfolio (thereformedbroker)
  • Why are we so desperate for approval at work? (fastcompany)
  • Superintelligence: Fact or Fiction? With an all-star panel including Elon Musk, Sam Harris, Ray Kurzweil and more. (youtube)
  • Michael Kitces talks with Mark Tibergien about building a professional financial advisory firm. (kitces)
  • Jordan Harbinger talks with Peter Diamandis about finding a calling and our solar-powered future. (theartofcharm)
  • Russ Roberts talks with George Borjas author of "We Wanted Workers." (econtalk)
  • Charlie Rose sits down with Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. (thereformedbroker)
  • An egghead’s guide to watching the Super Bowl. (freakonomics)
  • Economic moats are tough to sustain. (blog.johnsoninv)
  • Why liquid alts have not displaced hedge funds to-date. (economist)

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