02/10/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Some Teachers Need Tough Love (tonyisola)
  • How MaxMyInterest can help advisors manage cash more effectively for clients. (kitces)
  • Why dynamic asset allocation matters MORE in retirement. (bsam)
  • How men do laundry. (wsj)
  • The market drawdown now has the potential to feedback on the economy. (capitalspectator)
  • ‘Corporate runaways’ are winning, still. (nytimes)
  • A bear market can happen without a recession. (thereformedbroker)
  • How would a SnapChat robo-advisor work? (wmtoday)
  • Wealthy advisors are doing more than flirt with robo-advisors. (bloomberg)
  • How Fox ate National Geographic (theguardian)
  • Samantha Bee Might Be the Natural Heir to Jon Stewart: The Daily Show correspondent’s new weekly TBS series, Full Frontal, made a stellar debut Monday. (theatlantic)
  • The robo-advisor space is getting crowded. (investmentnews)
  • Buying a house is overrated. (marketwatch)
  • “You know what negative interest rates are? They are the final stripping away of the illusion that central bankers somehow exist above and separately from domestic politics” (ValueWalk)
  • Ican Enterprises ($IEP) is sucking wind on its energy investments. (next.ft)
  • Markets Don’t Work as Well as We Thought (bloombergview)
  • These Are the Skills That Employers Want, But MBAs Lack (bloomberg)
  • A look at the forever bull market in the long bond (Dragonfly Capital)
  • Can companies police employee social media use? (strategy-business)
  • Calm down,activistas— passive is a drop in the ocean (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • Cuban:How the decimation of the IPO market has hurt the economy and worse (blogmaverick)
  • The hedge funds that went all-in on FANG stocks – are they still long? (ValueWalk)
  • Tech Stocks Have Fallen Faster and Further Than Broader Market (New York Times)
  • The yield curve, 2-10s, is flattening big time. (next.ft)
  • Carlyle Group ($CG) is buying back shares. (next.ft)
  • Kocherlakota: Blame failed fiscal policy for negative interest rates (Google)
  • Everyone Is Bad AtThis (fat-pitch.blogspot)
  • Technology valuations are converging…at a lower level. (mahesh-vc)
  • Europe’s ‘doom-loop’ returns as credit markets seize up (Telegraph)
  • Five steps to avoid lifestyle creep. (castlebaram)
  • New Yorkers will finally take notice of the burgeoning debt crisis – Fairway Markets is in trouble (DNA Info)
  • Wall Street jobs continue to flee NYC. (businessinsider)
  • The bear market is going to cool interest in tech IPOs. (next.ft)
  • CoCo bonds: a primer (Bloomberg)
  • How Pop Music Explains the Difference Between New Hampshire and Iowa (bloomberg)
  • Fund managers ready for ‘smart beta’ wars (ft)
  • Economic news continues to diverge from the stock market. (valueplays)
  • Spinoffs work, but the details matter. (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • The High Consequences of Low Interest Rates (wsj)
  • Fundamentals don’t matter much these days. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • The ‘Monetary Madness’ That’s Pushing Japanese Bonds Negative (MoneyBeat)
  • Technology stocks are falling harder and faster than the market. (nytimes)
  • It hasn’t even been a month and strategists are pulling in their horns. (thereformedbroker)
  • This guy will help you negotiate a lower cable bill…for a fee. (nytimes)
  • Why high-flying startups run into trouble. (bloomberg)
  • Voluntary Job-Quitting Hits Highest Level in Nine Years (blogs.wsj)
  • Stung by Low Oil Prices, Companies Face a Reckoning on Debts (nytimes)
  • Widening credit spreads across all market sectors (Indexology)
  • “Ruin probabilities” don’t do clients any favors. (cfapubs)
  • The new buzzword: Repricing Risk (Bloomberg)
  • Life is uncertain. So is our financial life. (nytimes)
  • Yellen speaks today – here are five questions the markets want her to answer (MarketWatch)
  • AIG ($AIG) is trimming its hedge fund portfolio. (fortune)
  • Should we encourage investors to buy shares at the checkout line? (time)

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