03/07/17 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Is Facebook’s Instagram kicking Snap’s ass? (ValueWalk)
  • It’s okay to miss the best and worst months in the stockmarket. (investresolve)
  • A new form of matter: scientists create the first supersolid (cosmosmagazine)
  • Prospect theory and the case for multi-factor strategies. (blog.thinknewfound)
  • Speculative Blow-Offs in Stock Markets – Part 1 (acting-man)
  • Financials continue to lead the US sector leaderboard. (capitalspectator)
  • Peter Navarro’s River of Rubbish (cafehayek)
  • Let’s Give Workers Retirement Savings Plan at Work (realclearmarkets)
  • What happens to a college’s endowment fund when the school closes? (bloomberg)
  • Everything the Market Thinks About Inflation Might Be Wrong (wsj)
  • New Highs Beget New Highs (alephblog)
  • Sam Eisenstadt, a Supreme Forecaster, Has Bad News (marketwatch)
  • Shopping malls are scrambling for big anchor tenants. That is why they are turning to grocery stores. (wsj)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) should be concerned that Twitch’s Pulse is going to disrupt it. (theverge)
  • China Premier Pledges: “We Will Make Our Skies Blue Again” (usnews)
  • A Guide to Reading for Investors (safalniveshak)
  • Liquidity Illusion: Beware The Ides Of March (gavekalcapital)
  • It’s hard to find a bullish case for mall REITs. (wsj)
  • This model is pointing towards a flat stock market six month hence. (marketwatch)
  • Our Economy Is Designed to Create Poverty and Inequality (thenation)
  • Yellen Said One Word Last Week Which Should Worry Markets (cnbc)
  • Big announcements coming shortly on our EBI West conference! (EBI West)
  • The Fed is Getting Ready to Raise into Weakness (dailyreckoning)
  • Stock Market Is Sleepwalking Past Problems (stltoday)
  • Dangers Lurk In World’s ‘Most Deceptive’ Stock Market Chart (marketwatch)
  • When Pay of All CEOs Up, There May Be Something Amiss (bloomberg)
  •  Does Barron’s really have a bead on the best financial advisors in America? (riabiz)
  • This Singapore-based trader is roiling the sugar market with big buys (and sells). (wsj)
  • Federal Policies Necessary to Achieve 4% Growth (washingtontimes)
  •  Photos reveal how polluted the U.S. was before EPA was founded (greencarreports)
  • Happy 8th birthday to the bull market. (crossingwallstreet)
  • How do stocks that can’t be shorted do? (quantpedia)
  • How Much to Save for Retirement Is Simpler Than It Seems (usnews)
  • A smart beta reading list. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • State Street ($STT) will start to vote against companies without a woman on the board of directors. (wsj)
  • If All Economists Are For Trade, Then All Must Be For Gold (forbes)
  • The Golden Age of Hedge Funds (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors (barrons)
  • Radioactive: Is Passive’s Dominance Over Active Set to Wane? (schwab)
  • Are U.S., China Headed for ‘Hot War’ on Trade? (Wall Street Journal)
  • Another sign that Canada’s real estate market is red hot. (business.financialpost)
  • Hedge Funds Gird for Stock Selloff as Valuations Rattle Nerves (Bloomberg)
  • $80,000 Jobs? Few Takers in Red-Hot US Shale Country (bloomberg)
  • How Uber Deceives the Authorities Worldwide (nytimes)
  • America’s Placebo President? (the-american-interest)
  • Our Obsession With Personal Branding Reveals a Dark Truth (qz)
  • Calling a Top in Stocks Has Become a Cottage Industry (Bloomberg View)
  • Insurance Sales Across State Lines Won’t Save Money (bloomberg)
  • How the world’s heaviest man lost 500 pounds (GQ)
  • Young People Don’t Share the Fed’s Irrational Exuberance (Bloomberg View)
  • What’s Wrong w/Inequality? Review of Edward Conard’s ‘Upside’ (libertylawsite)
  • Ultimate Stock Pickers: 10 Buys, 10 Sells (morningstar)
  • Is the Irrational In Stock Markets Now Being Rationalized? (realclearmarkets)
  • You can play daily fantasy sports for fun or you can try to win. (wsj)
  • Have We Reached Peak Entrepreneurship? (realclearpolicy)
  • The case against market cap weighting of indices. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • Expect Wild Market Swings Before New Records Broken (marketwatch)
  • The Dollar Is Strong, but Bitcoin Is Stronger (barrons)
  • The downside of momentum: crashes. (etf)
  • Academic finance publishes results, not non-results. That’s a problem. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • Research on the optimal TDF strategies. (gmo)
  • Why you should put away your bird feeder. (mentalfloss)
  • A Case for the Border-Adjusted Tax (nytimes)
  • G.O.P. Repeal Bill Would Cut Funding for Poor and Taxes on Rich (Upshot)
  • The Case for Tragic Optimism (A Teachable Moment)
  • Trade Wars Have No Winners, Only Losers (econlib)
  • Netflix Preps Reality TV Push: Rivals “Should Be Scared Out of Their Minds” (hollywoodreporter)
  •  Netflix is releasing a stand-up comedy special each week for the rest of 2017 (theverge)
  • Global Trade and Its Impact on Economic Growth (gsam)
  • The Most Broadly Overvalued Moment in Market History (hussmanfunds)
  • Only 4.2% of Fortune 500 companies are run by women. (qz)
  • No Government Fix Will Stop the Obamacare Bleeding (usatoday)
  • The ultimate stockpickers’ top 10 buys and sells. (beta.morningstar)

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