03/18/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The secret to building great teams. A discussion with Mario Mussa co-author of “Committed Teams: Three Steps to Inspiring Passion and Performance.”* (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • Is Everything You Think You Know Wrong? (theness)
  • Overcast is the best podcasting app. Now it got better. (marco)
  • It doesn’t take much of a move up in rates to crush returns. (next.ft)
  • Some things Ben Carlson doesn’t understand. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Changing our minds as we get older is difficult. (basonasset)
  • Unmasking Startup L. Jackson, Silicon Valley’s Favorite Twitter Persona (bloomberg)
  • There are a lot of reasons why the stock market should not be where it is…but it is. (thereformedbroker)
  • Active fund managers find their voice (ft)
  • Companies are about people, not products. (valueplays)
  • Sean McLaughlin talks with Todd Sullivan about value investing. (soundcloud)
  • Brian Koppelman talks with Tom Rath author of “Are You Fully Charged?: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life.”* (slate)
  • Why you should invest with “underdog” managers. (mobile.reuters)
  • 2015 was a bad year for hedge funds as closures surged to post-crisis highs. (next.ft)
  • An interview with startup investor Jason Calcanis. (angel.co)
  • JOLTS is looking like a typical late-cycle slowdown. (bonddad.blogspot)
  • Treasury assets are a good hedge against stock market risk but it comes at a cost. (thepfengineer)
  • Who owns muni bonds? (etf)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) is sticking with the 140 character limit. (loopinsight)
  • The US may have lost forever its ability to manufacture certain capital goods. (bloombergview)
  • A great discussion with Aaron Watson and Mike Dariano. (goingdeepwithaaron)
  • Vanguard Research Quantifies the Value of Advice (pressroom.vanguard)
  • Global Currencies Soar, Defying Central Bankers (wsj)
  • Why would anyone still be holding Valeant ($VRX)? (financetrends.blogspot)
  • How AI became cool again. (a16z)
  • How Slate (and Panoply) approaches podcasting. (digiday)
  • The long story of Argentina’s sovereign default. (npr)
  • Hewitt Heiserman talks about Ben Graham and the growth investor. (youtube)
  • NPR will no longer promotes its podcasts on the air. (niemanlab)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle. (ritholtz)
  • The Mystery of America’s Missing Capital Investment (bloomberg)
  • Stand To Work If You Like, But Don’t Brag About The Benefits (npr)
  • 3-D Printers, Now Cheaper, Take On Toys (wsj)
  • The Fed is crushing the dollar — and that’s great for stocks (marketwatch)
  • Robert Gordon, author of “The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living since the Civil War” makes the case for a secular slowdown in American economic growth.* (freakonomics)
  • Has Minimum Wage Knifed Seattle Restaurant Jobs? New Data Say No (investors)
  • The Fed continues to ratchet down its expectations for short-term interest rates. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Robots are better investors than people (ft)
  • Visualizing the relentless rise of negative interest rate bonds. (ritholtz)

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