02/12/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Max Levchin of PayPal fame is building a new fintech startup Affirm. (a16z)
  • Do we still need handwriting? (freakonomics)
  • Nikkei Plunges Again in Worst Week Since Financial Crisis (nytimes)
  • Talk about alternative investments, what the market for sneakers looks like. (econtalk)
  • Six top tips for handling a bulging inbox. (kitces)
  • Bear Market Descends on Global Stocks (bloomberg)
  • The “Sleep With Me” podcast is designed to help you get to sleep. (thedailybeast)
  • When getting laid off is a blessing. (johnfdoherty)
  • Tesla Will Get Trampled by the Mass Market (bloombergview)
  • Ten lessons learned from podcasting. (linkedin)
  • Dan Ariely talks about how to think about money. (cfainstitute)
  • Why CEO pay exploded. (npr)
  • The Fed is still not embracing the market’s desire to pushback. (economistsview.typepad)
  • Leave the Airlines Alone (strategy-business)
  • Beware early in the year gold rallies. (bloomberg)
  • A podcast with the world’s only stand-up economist. (bloomberg)
  • Visa ($V) bought a 10% stake in Square ($SQ). (latimes)
  • Why investors get caught up in selling cascades. (bloombergview)
  • Putting a value on loans is a tough task. (wsj)
  • Holding even a high performing stock through thick and thin isn’t easy. (fool)
  • Andy Rubin Unleashed Android on the World. Now Watch Him Do the Same With AI (wired)
  • Dan Primack talks with Fred Wilson about becoming a VC and exiting investments. (youtube)
  • The Philly Fed ADS index does not point toward a recession. (capitalspectator)
  • You think the energy sector is bad then check out the mining sector. (bloomberg)
  • Behold! A positive stock market divergence. (thereformedbroker)
  • Unpacking some Twitter discussions on the tech scene. (blog.semilshah)
  • How Amazon ($AMZN) could change the brick-and-mortar landscape. (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • Kroger ($KR) is on a bit of a spending spree. (bloomberg)
  • Could Our Cruddy Stock Market Cause a Recession? (slate)
  • How to give constructive feedback. (hbr)
  • The TED talk effect is real and powerful. (cbsnews)
  • Are ETFs made up of CEFs worth owning? (fmdcapital)
  • An overview of the robo-advisor space. (youtube)
  • Scientists Have Finally Detected Gravitational Waves, and They Reveal the Death Spiral of Two Monster Black Holes (slate)
  • There are a lot of ways to get cheated in the investment world. (alephblog)
  • Retail sales were solid in January. (calculatedriskblog)
  • What’s the point of music? Ask Peter Gabriel (theguardian)
  • Why investors should stop focusing on future unknowns and worry about the here and now. (bloombergview)
  • Why the NBA Loves—and Fears—Stephen Curry: The Warriors star is the embodiment of basketball’s analytics revolution. (theatlantic)

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