03/09/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Is Being Good the Secret to Being Great? (ibd.morningstar)
  • Women In the Board Room: It’s Not Good For Men to Be Alone (videntfinancial)
  • America Has a Retail Bubble — And It’s Bursting (cnn)
  • "Once you create a culture it is incredibly hard to change it." (avc)
  • How Anti-Science Forces Thrive On Facebook (buzzfeed)
  • It’s Time For Us to Drag Healthcare Out of the 19th Century (nationalreview)
  • Has Dubai Added a Stolen Jewel to Its Skyline? (nytimes)
  •  Is Wagyu the World’s Most Overrated Steak?&#xA0 (bloomberg)
  • How to take advantage of political shocks. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • The Bet, Berkshire Hathaway, and Better Value (realclear)
  • The Border Tax Is a Recipe for Disaster for U.S. Consumers (usatoday)
  • Wall Street CEO’s most notorious critic not ready to shut up (New York Post)
  • Only the rich get what they want out of this Obamacare-repeal bill (Business Insider)
  • Citi: 5 Internet Stocks You Should Buy Right Now (marketwatch)
  • Two pharma stocks worth a look. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Uber is in all sorts of trouble but people keep downloading the app. (theatlantic)
  • Jared Dillian, "I’m guessing that rich people are not dumb, and that there are reasons to invest in hedge funds other than just beating the market." (bloomberg)
  • 5 Top Stocks to Buy as Bull Market Turns Eight (zacks)
  • Corporate Tax Rates and Revenues in Great Britain (cato)
  • Janet Yellen Could Be Your New Financial Adviser (marketwatch)
  • Stocks Have Tripled Since Crisis, but Low Rates Are Still Squeezing Savers (Wall Street Journal)
  • Discrimination, explicit and implicit, in the world of hedge funds. (businessinsider)
  • Mark Cuban on how to fix healthcare. (blogmaverick)
  • American household net worth is at a record but wage growth is still lacking. (wsj)
  • Stanford now has a venture fund to invest in the next Snap ($SNAP). (bloomberg)
  • Om Malik, "When un-sexy, software-oriented firms such as Cloudflare, MuleSoft, Alteryx, and Okta start to go public and hold their value, then Silicon Valley will really have reason to smile." (newyorker)
  • ‘A Day Without a Woman’ Is a Strike for Privileged Protesters (latimes)
  • What next for the now profitable Shazam? (businessinsider)
  • The Notorious B.I.G.: Life and legacy of a Brooklyn legend (NY Daily News)
  • Google’s “One True Answer” problem — when featured snippets go bad (searchengineland)
  • You Knew It All Along: Economists Can’t Forecast (realclearmarkets)
  • Central Banks Have Completely Destroyed Financial Markets (econmatters)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims rose from historically low levels. (calculatedriskblog)
  • A Gem In A Mexican Junkyard (marketwatch)
  • Policy In the U.S. and the Art of the International Trade Deal (gsam)
  • The discovery of a giant neuron could help explain how the brain creates consciousness (qz)
  • Strong jobs growth? Fed hike? (capitalspectator)
  • No, Bill Gates, We Really Don’t Need a Robot Tax (economics21)
  • The New Bond Workouts (papers.ssrn)
  • Today is the 8th anniversary of the stock market lows amidst the great financial crisis. (thereformedbroker)
  • Harvard Law will now accept GRE scores in lieu of the LSAT. (nytimes)
  • Deutsche Bank Institutional survey captures investor attitudes toward hedge funds (ValueWalk)
  • "This Time Is Different": 4 Words That Broke Many Investors (forbes)
  • The Downfall of the Popular IPO (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Beware: Picture-Perfect Flipped Homes May Be Masked $$ Pits (cnbc)
  • RIP, contributor networks. (digiday)
  • Why Populism Will Remain A Force (creditwritedowns)
  • 20 Charts That Tell The Story (blogspot)
  •  Google’s Featured Snippets Are Worse Than Fake News&#xA0 (theoutline)
  • How Did Navarro Get An Ph. D. From Harvard? (economicpolicyjournal)
  • Oil drops back below $50 for the first time since December (Bloomberg)
  • Earnings Update: As Expected, Companies Beat Expectations (commonwealth)
  • Eight lessons learned from Peter Thiel’s "Zero to One." (medium)
  • 50 promising startups you may have never heard of. (bloomberg)
  • All of HBO’s original shows ranked by critic consensus. (businessinsider)
  • Happy Birthday, Bull Market! This May Be Your Last… (fortune)
  • The 409A valuations of startups are usually wildly inaccurate. (nytimes)
  • "Our Models Can Not Explain This" (zerohedge)
  • White House Echoes Tech: Move Fast, Break Things (nytimes)
  • Two Wise Men: Stories for Children Inspired by Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger (safalniveshak)
  • Limited Convertibility Within a 21st Century Gold Standard (forbes)
  • Is It Better to Be Poor in Bangladesh or the Mississippi Delta? (The Atlantic)
  • Conditions Are Ripe For a Correction of Consequence (realclearmarkets)
  • You Really Want to Be Happy? Marry a Cheapskate (moneyish)
  • Investors, Stop Worrying About a Bear Market (nasdaq)
  • Why Ridicule Is Proper Response to Warming Alarmists (investors)
  • How the Euro Could Break Up — or Be Saved (bloomberg)
  • Mix politics and investing at your own risk. (bloomberg)
  • Wall Street spends record $2bn on US election lobbying (Financial Times)
  • Google ($GOOGL) is trying to catch up in the cloud computing space. (wsj)
  • Navigating America’s Economic-Policy Shocks (project-syndicate)
  • Why you should kill your cash cow…before some one else does. (medium)
  • Over the past eight years the increase in valuation has accelerated stock market returns. (blog.yardeni)
  • Warren Buffett’s Best Investment Tip for Everyone – Index Funds (usatoday)
  • The grind is real. (howardlindzon)

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