03/13/16 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Some ETF pros talk about the changing ETF marketplace including the rise of smart beta. (barrons)
  • Americans are richer than ever. (scottgrannis.blogspot)
  • Buying bank loans? Check out closed-end funds. (barrons)
  • E-mail is the perfect medium for the pass-aggressive among us. (avc)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (skrisiloff.tumblr)
  • The market has a great deal of doubt about the prospects of the Pfizer ($PFE)-Allergan ($AGN) merger. (nytimes)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)
  • One the dangers of going all-in on any one investment style. (disciplinedinvesting.blogspot)
  • Another year of mutual fund underperformance. (etf)
  • How long can the rebound in value continue? (barrons)
  • Few fund managers are willing to go to cash any more. (blogs.wsj)
  • UK pension funds are overpaying for mediocre performance. (next.ft)
  • How to improve your professional writing. (farnamstreetblog)
  • On the importance of keeping a trading journal. (stockcharts)
  • Don’t overestimate the importance of secondary liquidity to the economy as a whole. (alephblog)
  • A key to building an effective team: “psychological safety.” (qz)
  • American Express’ ($AXP) struggles are real. (bloomberg)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Did you buy the wrong kind of MLP fund? (sl-advisors)

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