02/15/16 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Five things CEOs can never say. (next.ft)
  • We are winning the global war on poverty. (csmonitor)
  • Why currency hedging hurts international diversification. (fortunefinancialadvisors)
  • Analysts flock to cover companies that outperform. (papers.ssrn)
  • The momentum effect remains effective in contrast with other factors. (gersteinfisher)
  • In Real-Estate, ‘Love’ Hurts and ‘Sexy’ Sells (wsj)
  • Chasing Hot Returns in ‘Smart-Beta’ Funds Can Be a Dumb Idea (blogs.wsj)
  • The Panic of 1907 –A detailed essay on an important event in the history of the Federal Reserve. (federalreservehistory)
  • Japan’s economy shrunk in Q4 2015. (wsj)
  • LA area ports were really busy in January. (calculatedriskblog)
  • How a diehard mechanical watch guy became an Apple ($AAPL) Watch fan. (hodinkee)
  • Five Truths about Terrorism (project-syndicate)
  • Google ($GOOGL) Ventures isn’t afraid of bet big on health tech. (bloomberg)
  • How fund ratings can fool investors. (wsj)
  • Companies with women in the C-suite are more profitable. (qz)
  • Don’t underestimate the effect of the rising dollar on the US economy. (blogs.ft)
  • The ‘super heavyweight battle’ between Apple ($AAPL) and Alphabet ($GOOGL). (aswathdamodaran.blogspot)
  • Why bear markets are so painful. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The battlefield that is online shopping in India. (next.ft)
  • Banks are laying off experienced fixed income traders. (bloomberg)
  • Henry Kissinger’s War Crimes Are Central to the Divide Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders (theintercept)
  • How the size effect is affected by quality. (etf)
  • Hair removal is a growth industry. (inc)
  • Bear markets are “teachable moments.” (psyfitec)
  • A Skeptic Infiltrates a Cruise for Conspiracy Theorists (wired)

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