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

  • How Knowing Too Much Can Actually Hurt You at Work (fortune)
  • Is $1,000,000 Really What You’re Going to Need to Retire? (cbsnews)
  • Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs In Droves (yahoo)
  • A Bad Omen For Stocks? (marketwatch)
  • Wall Street still has too many stock traders. (businessinsider)
  • Space Sex Is Serious Business: We’ve done almost no research into this area, but it’s key to living on Mars.&#xA0 (fivethirtyeight)
  • Is The Fed Hiking Into A Slowdown? (capitalspectator)
  • Will 90 Become The New 60? As our lifespans have increased, so too have our active years. Can that go on?&#xA0 (nautil.us)
  •  American Citizens: U.S. Border Agents Can Search Your Cellphone (nbcnews)
  • Here Come the Robots (nakedcapitalism)
  • This Big Run Ends Badly and Abruptly. If Only I Knew When (realclearmarkets)
  • China’s Day Of Reckoning Nears (ft)
  • How to be less complacent. (tylercowen)
  • ‘Big Short’ Call On This Stock Could Become Best of My Career (seekingalpha)
  • Why Did Bonds Rally After The Rate Hike? (gavekalcapital)
  • The big banks are stronger than ever. (howardlindzon)
  • If Concrete Pouring Were a Stimulant, We’d Still Have U.S.S.R. (realclearmarkets)
  • Forget Miles per Gallon! The Case for Switching to Gallons per Mile&#xA0 (ww2.kqed)
  • 1057 hedge funds closed last year. (bloomberg)
  • "Mainstream transaction costs are high for a very good reason." (ftalphaville.ft)
  • James Altucher talks with Debbie Millman about what it means to create a life you want. (jamesaltucher)
  • Cardiff Garcia talks with Noah Smith about how economics has changed since the financial crisis. (ft)
  • The Gold Party’s Back on After Yellen Reassures Market (bloomberg)
  • Biotech Firm May Have Cure for Cancer That Stole Steve Jobs (marketwatch)
  • Jason Gots talks with George Saunders acclaimed author on the launch of his first novel "Lincoln in the Bardo." (bigthink)
  • Jordan Harbinger talks with Robert Frank author of "Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy." (theartofcharm)
  • Someone Inside Needs to Call Balls & Strikes On the SEC Itself (thehill)
  • Pioneers, Drivers, Integrators, and Guardians (hbr)
  • Things I wished I had learned in college. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • As Many Midwest Cities Slump, Sioux Falls Soars &#xA0 (wsj)
  • Non-Voting Shares Don’t Have a Pretty History (bloomberg)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with Trish and James Higgins of Chenmark Capital Management. (investorfieldguide)
  • How have open-end mutual funds done investing in private shares? (citywireusa)
  • TIPS, Inflation and Your Investment Portfolio (gersteinfisher)
  • Guy Raz talks with Manoj Bhargava founder of 5 Hour Energy. (npr)
  • If Your iPhone is Stolen, These Guys May Try to iPhish You (krebsonsecurity)
  • A talk with Erica Grieder author of "Big, Hot, Cheap, and Right: What America Can Learn from the Strange Genius of Texas." (ftalphaville.ft)
  • 4 Ways You’ll Feel The Fed Rate Hike Pinch Your Wallet (forbes)
  • Tillerson Is Threatening North Korea, But Here’s His Real Target (cnbc)
  • One of Macy’s Largest Threats Is Getting Even Bigger (cnbc)
  • The Three Types of Contrarians (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • Richard Simmons’s Disappearing Act Inspires a Hit Podcast (nytimes)
  • Why I’m Leaving Silicon Valley, and Heading Back Home (nytimes)
  • New Zealand is overrun with tourists. (bloomberg)
  • Irish-Americans? They Still Do Irish-American Jobs (bloomberg)
  • Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Srinivas Thiruvadanthai why interest rates need not rise all that much. (bloomberg)
  • The thought process on "moving home again." (mobile.nytimes)
  • Does Smart Beta Really Work? (economist)
  • Bremmer: North Korean Conflict Makes US-China War Dangerously Plausible (businessinsider)
  • What the CBO Gets Wrong About ACA Replacement (usnews)
  • Why do most people think that life is so hard for them? (freakonomics)
  • Did Uber Steal the Driverless Future From Google? (bloomberg)
  • Need Income? Some Great Places to Park Your Money (marketwatch)
  • Noah Smith, "No economic analysis method will completely or even mostly put a stop to motivated reasoning." (noahpinionblog.blogspot.co.uk)
  • Long-term investing is all about saving yourself from yourself. (financialsamurai)
  • Despite Inevitable Correction, This Bull Has Years to Run (marketwatch)
  • Marc Maron talks with actor/comedian Kevin Nealon. (wtfpod)
  • Fed Rate Hikes + Low Growth = Recession? (marketwatch)
  • Tyler Cowen talks with Malcolm Gladwell. (medium)
  • Discount the Soft February Retail Sales Data (realclear)
  • The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men (nytimes)
  • A talk with Daniel Egan of Betterment about the practical application of behavioral finance. (investlikeaboss)
  • The Economics of Gold Mining (realclear)
  • ETF statistics for February 2017. (investwithanedge)
  • Unspeakable Realities Block Universal Health Coverage In U.S. (forbes)
  • A timely reminder on how scary the world was in October 2008. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Did Central Banks Engineer the ‘Great Moderation’? (realclearmarkets)
  • What James Altucher did to grow his podcast. (jamesaltucher)
  • Optimism: Consumer Confidence Is at a 13-Year High (yahoo)
  • Hedge funds see opportunity in cheap South Korean stocks. (bloomberg)
  • What if sociologists had as much influence as economists? (nytimes)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Simon Lack about the problem with hedge fund (investors). (ritholtz)

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