02/27/15 – Friday AM Interest-ing Reads

  • Matt Hughes talks with Mary Pilon author of The Monopolists.* (slugball)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Arnold Schwarzenegger. (fourhourworkweek)
  • Investor Irving Kahn, Disciple of Benjamin Graham, Dies at 109: One of world’s oldest professional investors began working on Wall Street in 1928 (wsj)
  • Is there a site that is the opposite of Zero Hedge? (reddit)
  • Advisors use social media to weight in on the fiduciary standard debate (Financial Planning)
  • I Am an Audiophile, and I Won’t Apologize for It (slate)
  • Eric Nelson on how financial advisors can add between 5 and 7 percentage points to long-term client returns (Servo Wealth)
  • Leigh Drogen talks with Yinon Ravid of OpenFolio on the value of “buying what you know.” (blog.estimize)
  • Michael Covel talks with Christopher Chabris on how our brain often fails us. (stitcher)
  • Maybe we all aren’t doomed in retirement…Consuelo Mack talks with Joanthan Pond. (wealthtrack)
  • Giant Pension Fund Drives Japan’s Stock Rally (MoneyBeat)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Cliff Asness of AQR. (ritholtz)
  • James Osborne talks with Meb Faber about asset allocation strategies. (basonasset)
  • As Hedge Fund Returns Falter, Money Continues to Flow In (nytimes)
  • Morgan Stanley FAs are incensed about the now infamous Hunger Games parody video (AdvisorHUB)
  • Advertisers are putting podcasts back on the menu. (adage)
  • Advertisers have known about behavioral economics for a long time. (freakonomics)
  • How electronic spreadsheets changed the world. (npr)
  • Bob Hope: Wasp Without A Sting (commentarymagazine)
  • Why social media “mistakes” should not be all that surprising. (gimletmedia)
  • The WSJ’s editorial board embarrasses itself (Malice For All)
  • Fox’s ‘Empire’ is a bona fide smash hit – and it’s actually rising in the ratings, something no TV show does (Washington Post)
  • An interview with Mark Cuban on a range of topics. (recode)
  • Some people like to take things to another level regarding anti-global warming rhetoric (Slate)
  • Mohamed El-Erian: 10 Things to Know About Negative Bond Yields (Bloomberg View)
  • When will the US have its next recession? (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • What does eating Philly cheese steak do to our brains? (sporkful)
  • America’s trading desks are imploding (qz)
  • Ray Dalio is creating artificial intelligence software that can predict markets and adapt to changing markets (FinAlternatives)
  • Something economists thought was impossible is happening in Europe (vox)
  • BILL MCBRIDE ON JUST RELEASED Q4 GDP (Calculated Risk)
  • Slate.com is launching their own curated podcast platform with an array of partners from day one. (mashable)
  • The Incredible True Tale Of “The Queen Of Neuroscience” And Her Nobel Prize (huffingtonpost)
  • Michael Covel talks with Dr. Michael Lardon on the importance of the mental aspects of sports. (michaelcovel)

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