02/24/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The real oil crash will happen when electric cars become the standard (Bloomberg)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) is pushing hard into clothing and fashion. (buzzfeed)
  • Talk about setting low expectations… (theverge)
  • I recently spoke with Nate Geraci of The ETF Store about investor behavior and the proliferation of ETFs. (etfstore)
  • How to teach your children about money. (businessinsider)
  • Over the short term markets can be really weird. (fool)
  • Brazil has now been cut to junk by all three ratings agencies (Zero Hedge)
  • Having a financial plan is more important than the details. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Let the bottom fishing in energy begin! (reuters)
  • Managing Risk vs. Managing Returns (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Bright ideas can be found in the clutter of a messy desk (ft)
  • A review of the big three tax preparation software providers.* (nytimes)
  • Four Problems With the ‘Winnowing’ Theory of Trump’s Downfall (bloomberg)
  • Chat app Telegram became popular in part due to enhance privacy. (qz)
  • The Top Performing Hedge Funds of 2015 (bloomberg)
  • Can technology help us improve upon reality? (bbc)
  • There is some regulatory uncertainty around robo-advisors. (kitces)
  • Why risk questionnaires often don’t work. (nytimes)
  • Bill McBride: What to make of the housing market now (Calculated Risk)
  • How much worse can things get for Russia? (bloomberg)
  • The future of financial advice is part human, part robot. (next.ft)
  • Financial stress indicators hit 4-year high (Capital Spectator)
  • The irony of workplace wellness is that work may be making us sick. (next.ft)
  • Sir is coming to the Mac. (appleinsider)
  • What happens to the stock market after a big comeback? (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • 4 steps to better engagement with female investors. (thinkadvisor)
  • Chemical activity is slowing. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The Fed will pause in March but some Fed presidents are not on board. (economistsview.typepad)
  • US financial stress is at a 4-year high. (capitalspectator)
  • GOP to Kasich: Get out (politico)
  • Genius!Is The Fed Running Out of Ammo? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Matt Taibbi destroy’s MSNBC’s Trump lap dogs (Rolling Stone )
  • Who will buy Yahoo ($YHOO)? The odds. (fortune)
  • Building and maintaining loyal of clients is a challenge. (thereformedbroker)
  • Bill Gates: ‘we need an energy miracle’ to tackle climate change (theverge)
  • Three things your bond fund managers doesn’t want you to know. (news.morningstar)
  • Post-Housing Boom Buyers More Bullish on Equity Gains than Pre-Boom Buyers (worldpropertyjournal)
  • Stop Paying Executives for Performance (hbr)
  • Why you should buy your home instead of rent. (businessinsider)
  • Why emerging markets debt is attractive again. (blogs.barrons)
  • Why we should open up the Federal Thrift Saving program to individuals with employer retirement programs. (slate)
  • Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries (nytimes)
  • Why do investors keep falling for the false hedge fund narrative? (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • News is history, not insight. (dashofinsight)

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