02/26/15 – Thursday AM Interest-ing Reads

  • The strange story of the Tampa Fire & Police Pension Fund. (ai-cio)
  • On Scarcity (thereformedbroker)
  • YouTube: 1 Billion Viewers, No Profit (wsj)
  • Three f*ckheads from Brooklyn attempted to run away and join the terrorist circus in Syria (New York Times)
  • Stock-market crash of 2016: The countdown begins (marketwatch)
  • Margins might be the worst argument against the Apple Car (vox)
  • Meet the world’s most powerful female hedge fund manager (Bloomberg)
  • What is Google’s Market Share for Search? (priceonomics)
  • In case you missed it, from 1984, “The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville” by Warren Buffett. (businessinsider)
  • A profile of the new Target ($TGT) CEO. (fortune)
  • Facebook conspiracy theorists fooled by even the most obvious anti-science trolling: study (rawstory)
  • As China’s housing market deflates, leadership gets ready with new policy measures (Bloomberg)
  • Gov. Christie Shifted Pension Cash to Wall Street, Costing New Jersey Taxpayers $3.8 Billion (ibtimes)
  • Five Tips for Savvier Consumption of Financial Media (TRB)
  • Can Silvercar shake up the car rental industry with an Apple-like approach? (buzzfeed)
  • JC on the Gap and Go trade set-up he loves (All Star Charts)
  • After the Bitcoin Gold Rush (New Republic)
  • How an undocumented immigrant became a rising star at Goldman Sachs ($GS). (bloomberg)
  • What it’s like to build your own e-mail platform. (slate)
  • What really happened to Flight MH370? (nymag)
  • Some Hollywood extras make a fine living. (laweekly)
  • Cullen Roche on the problem with investing at the extremes (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  • America’s Fixer-Upper Housing Market (wsj)
  • New-Home Sales Are Surging. Why Aren’t Existing Homes As Hot? (blogs.wsj)
  • The State of the Union address is getting dumber over time. (priceonomics)
  • Secret to the Apple Car Is the Battery (bloombergview)
  • Warren Buffett explains why he eats like a six year old. True story. (Fortune)
  • Pundits Predicting ‘Crisis’ and ‘Crash’ Deserve Our Haughty Laughter (realclearmarkets)

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