03/23/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How to get seed investor meetings. (hackernoon)
  • Bill Gurley is working hard to get Uber back on track. (nytimes)
  • The American economy is a millionaire-generating machine. (thereformedbroker)
  • Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman are going to produce a film version of George Saunder’ "Lincoln in the Bardo." (qz)
  • More publishers need to embrace the Kindle Matchbook model. (feld)
  • AQR has succeeded by bring alternative strategies to the masses. (forbes)
  • Age-Old Adages for the Bull Market (blog.yardeni)
  • It’s time to add some ‘tail risk protection’ to your portfolio. (mebfaber)
  • The Technology Miracle In U.S. Shale Is Major Media Myth (oilprice)
  • You can’t sell you business if you don’t prepare ahead of time. (inc)
  • What a Berkshire Hathaway ($BRKB) of the Internet would look like. (medium)
  • Warning? Falling Car Prices & Ally Financial (creditwritedowns)
  • For One to Promise Free Things Is to Shamefully Lie (nationalreview)
  • How to Make the Most of Your Workday (nytimes)
  • The Truth About Angry White Working Class Men (usatoday)
  • The seven rules of talent retention. (qz)
  • What type of investor are you? (valuewalk)
  • "Hillbilly Elegy" author J.D. Vance is joining Revolution LLC as a partner. (axios)
  • Marketers just can’t help themselves. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Softbank just invested $300 million in WeWork. (bloomberg)
  • How Finance Whizzes On Wall Street Can Fight Terrorism (fortune)
  • NYC Spends $1.2B Annually on Homeless, Problem Gets Worse (nymag)
  • Is your company dependent on a handful of big customers? (m.signalvnoise)
  • How do you value a solely digital asset? (avc)
  • Despite the hype Americans are still moving to the suburbs. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Another salvo in the ETF price war. (etf)
  • How Brexit could affect the British horseracing industry. (businessinsider)
  • Five questions every investor should ask about an investment according to Howard Marks. (exploringmarkets)
  • Megahit Musical ‘Hamilton’ Fights Laws of Economics (and Loses) (bloomberg)
  • The $3.6 Trillion Man (bloomberg)
  • Four use cases for e-mail in the Slack era. (fastcompany)
  • Silicon Valley Tech Savvy Not the Same as Wisdom (weeklystandard)
  • SKEW is not a very good measure of tail risk. (pensionpartners)
  • Boom Supersonic is building a modern supersonic jet. (techcrunch)
  • Inside the ‘Tinderization’ of today’s NBA (espn)
  • A surprising number of US cities are now majority renter. (bloomberg)
  • How Cliff Asness Became A Billionaire By Building A Kind Of Vanguard Of Hedge Funds (forbes)
  • What’s Next for Gold, the Dollar, and the Stock Market? (merkinvestments)
  • Never Mind the Apple Watch, AirPods Are the Future (barrons)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims are higher but still at low levels. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Politics affects stock market optimism. (theatlantic)
  • Why It’s a Record Year for Self-Made Female Billionaires (forbes)
  • To Boost Economy, Leave Paris Deal Now (investors)
  • 4 Depressing Reasons Americans Aren’t Saving Money (marketwatch)
  • Mossberg: The old dream of the information appliance is now real — so what’s next? (recode)
  • There is still plenty of fat to cut from investor fees. (mebfaber)
  • Dwyer: Don’t Buy Stocks Until You See These 4 Key Signs (cnbc)
  • Here’s Where Rockefeller Was Different (observer)
  • Global warming is increasing rainfall rates&#xA0 (theguardian)
  • ‘Deaths of Despair’ Surge Among White Working Class (bloomberg)
  • Investors Shouldn’t Be So Sure About a Quick Turnaround (cumber)
  • Lessons in tenacity from Dennis Crowley, founder of Foursquare. (firstround)
  • ‘Gig’ Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death (newyorker)
  • Domino’s stock has outperformed Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon this decade (qz)
  • Why one VC invests. (medium)
  • Is it finally time to worry about stock market valuations? (blogs.wsj)
  • Populism Getting Unpopular? (blogspot)
  • Substituting debt for growth equity is a risky bet. (avc)
  • Existing Home Sales: Lean Inventories Cap Upside (realclear)
  • Seeking Your College Application Essays About Money (nytimes)
  • 4 Signs That Doubt Is Creeping Into the Stock Market (schaeffersresearch)
  • How to reference check a potential seed investor. (k9ventures)
  • Globe-trotting surfers can be a boon for a local (beach) economy. (bloomberg)
  • Chuck Brunie: Free Market Champion, Investor Exemplar (spectator)
  • 3 Retirement Stocks To Buy Right Now – And 6 To Avoid (forbes)

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