03/10/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • South Koreans democratically eject their president for corruption and influence peddling (Boing Boing)
  • Wage growth for lower paid employees is on the rise. (theatlantic)
  • Epistemologically Arrogant (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • A look inside John Rekenthaler’s portfolio. (beta.morningstar)
  • All Eyes on Jobs Report, and How the Fed May React (nypost)
  • Jordan Harbinger talks with Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" fame. (theartofcharm)
  • The February NFP report was another strong one. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why $50 Is More Likely to Be a Ceiling Than a Floor for Oil (cnbc)
  • Americans are now drinking more bottled water than soda. (wsj)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with Dr. Peter Attia about what activities actually lead to a longer, healthier life. (investorfieldguide)
  • Morgan Housel: Let Me Convince You To Save Money (Collaborative Fund)
  • Companies need to protect the time of their employees. (m.signalvnoise)
  • You can’t compete with HFT. Find another time frame to trade. (dashofinsight)
  • What every options trader needs to know about delta: an excerpt from Tony Saliba’s "Managing Expectations." (martinkronicle)
  • Richer Than Ever (blogspot)
  • The Most Underrated Story On The US Economy (theatlantic)
  • The Animal Spirits in the Jobs Report (bloomberg)
  • 10 Straight Weeks Of Equity Inflows As All The New Money Goes To ETFs (Zero Hedge)
  • How mutual fund managers get paid bonuses is telling. (beta.morningstar)
  • Nine questions every ESG strategy should be able to answer. (thereformedbroker)
  • Hussman: Stock Market May Plunge By As Much as 60% (fortune)
  • The real life story of Richard Dennis’ "turtles." (bloomberg)
  • Never, Ever, Turn Down Money (fee)
  • Eight lessons learned from running a proprietary trading desk. (finance.yahoo)
  • James Altucher talks with Yuval Noah Harari author of "Homo Deus" and "Sapiens." (jamesaltucher)
  • The creator of the Vix doesn’t think it works anymore. He’s now focused on ambiguity rather than fear (Wall Street Journal)
  •  Made A Facebook Profile, Started Liking Right-Wing Pages, And Radicalized My News Feed In Four Days (buzzfeed)
  • Currency and QE: Ramifications of Questioning the Euro (pimco)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Scott Galloway about a wide range of media-related issues. (ritholtz)
  • Will A 3% Treasury Yield Crash The Stock Market? (seekingalpha)
  • Tinder Select is a secret, members-only version of the app (social.techcrunch)
  • Brett McKay talks with Tyler Cowen author of "The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream." (artofmanliness)
  • Steve McQueen’s lost "Bullitt" car reportedly has been found and restored (latimes)
  • Bald Eagles Keep Dying And No One’s Talking About It (thedodo)
  • Nate Silver talks with Mark Cuban about politics and sports. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Why good companies can be bad investments. (aswathdamodaran.blogspot)
  • Americans Are Entering the Labor Force in Droves (yahoo)
  • Dave Nadig: Why Low Vol Funds Are Bleeding (ETF.com)
  • Daylight Savings Time sucks. (bloomberg)
  • 50 things that made the modern economy: robots. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Corporate insiders are on a buying strike. (wsj)
  • Chuck E. Cheese restaurants are not prone to violence any more than similar restaurants. (freakonomics)
  • Houston Model of Success Can’t Be Taken National (nationalreview)
  • Very Little’s Been Done to Address the Money Gap (realclearmarkets)
  • Today in market history, 2000: (Twitter)
  • Felix Salmon and Jordan Weissman talk with Sheelah Kolhatkar, author of "Black Edge." (slate)
  • Chipotle ($CMG) is closing its once-promising ShopHouse Asian Kitchen chain. (jeffmatthewsisnotmakingthisup.blogspot)
  • Is Being Good the Secret to Being Great? (ibd.morningstar)
  • Seriously, how low can the $VIX go? (ft)
  • A discussion with Richard Marston, "Investing for a Lifetime: Managing Wealth for the “New Normal." (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • Why New Home Sales Are Stalling (blogspot)
  • The 100 Websites That Rule the Internet (ritholtz)
  • Wall Street price targets follow the stock price, not the other way around. (ericcinnamond)
  • New Force on Wall Street: The "Family Office" (wsj)
  • Another monster labor report – 235k jobs added, unemployment falls to 4.7%, wages rise (Bloomberg)
  • Quant Call: Terms of Trade As a Signal for Currency Markets (gsam)
  • What Higher Interest Rates Will Mean for Investors (barrons)
  • Interactive Brokers ($IBKR) is going to stop making markets in stock options. (wsj)
  • US companies have dramatically cut back on share buybacks. (wsj)
  • Metro Areas Are Where It’s At; That Is, If You Want to Work (bloomberg)
  • How IEX’s data feed is different. (martinkronicle)
  • Happy Birthday to a Bull That Few Expected to Survive (lplresearch)
  • Prosperity, and the Unsung Role of Patent Protection (realclearmarkets)
  • Keynote speakers announced for EBI West! What a lineup! (The Big Picture)
  • Yes … There Really Was A Liberal Media Bubble (fivethirtyeight)
  • Profitable Companies, No Taxes: How They Did It (nytimes)
  • The Bull Market Reaches Eight: Top 10 Winners and Losers (usatoday)
  • Profitable Companies, No Taxes: Here’s How They Did It&#xA0 (nytimes)
  • The Working Poor Got Richer in Obama’s Final Year (nymag)
  • The Best Performing Dow Stocks Since 2009 (247wallst)
  • Healthcare Needs A Supply Side Revolution (marketwatch)
  • Stan Smith Knows You Think He’s Just a Sneaker (nymag)
  • Uber is a hugely problematic company but don’t discount what it has accomplished. (exponent.fm)
  • Why Rising Bearish Sentiment Isn’t Crushing Stocks (marketwatch)
  • Jeremy Schwartz talks with Vinay Nair of 55 Capital about how to diversify a portfolio today. (wisdomtree)
  • The Unrelenting Beauty of Wealth Inequality (youtube)
  • Blame the Baby Boomers, They Ruined America (marketwatch)

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