03/25/15 – Wednesday Interest-ing Reads

  • Sad news, a plane carrying up to 150 passengers has just crashed in France (TIME)
  • See-Through Solar Is Tomorrow’s Threat to Oil (bloomberg)
  • A visual trick to help you with your investments. (businessinsider)
  • More signs of life in the Eurozone. (blog.yardeni)
  • Why Silicon Valley Loves Wall Street (bloombergview)
  • LOL: Should you invest with a high school hedge fund manager? (quora)
  • Is Warren Buffett a hypocrite on private equity? (fortune)
  • Traditional pensions are going away for the rank-and-file but not for the C-suite. (wsj)
  • Five spending habits of the wealthy. Insights from “The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy” by Paul Sullivan. (fortune)
  • How to start a RIA without breaking the bank. (kitces)
  • Sentiment is overwhelmingly in favor of the US dollar. (shortsideoflong)
  • Kraft ($KRFT) to merge with Heinz. (nytimes)
  • What is customer service for? (sethgodin.typepad)
  • An interview with Ron Lieber author of “The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money.”* (mint)
  • Chinese stocks have run pretty far, pretty fast. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • The Rise of the Mile-High Building (ritholtz)
  • US companies are still not investing all that much in capex. (blogs.wsj)
  • Sad, but predictable: the problem of zombie non-traded REITs. (wsj)
  • Automatic enrollment for 401(k) plans works. (blog.abglobal)
  • The challenge (and opportunity) of robo-advisors for financial advisors. (davidnelsoncfa.tumblr)
  • Small cap quality is on sale. (blog.abglobal)
  • Personal finance is all about aligning our values and priorities. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • What happens to empty nester spending when the kids leave the house. (bloomberg)
  • What NCAA brackets teach us about investor bias. (nytimes)
  • Four tips on how to break up with your financial advisor. (bloomberg)
  • Eight big economic trends you should keep an eye on. (fool)
  • International students are pouring into American universities. (wsj)
  • Why is Warren Buffett swapping Heinz for Kraft? (kiddynamitesworld)
  • Bonds are supposed to be boring. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • How to avoid the financial “complexity tax.” (caniretireyet)
  • Five Charts Show Europe’s Economy Is All Right (bloombergview)
  • What constitutes ‘corporate sustainability? Calpers wants to know. (nytimes)
  • Concentration risk: visualizing the hedge fund universe. (aboutmjones)
  • US REITs lead major asset class performance over the past year. (capitalspectator)
  • On the difference between effective and marginal tax rates. (news.morningstar)
  • The Inflation Cycle May Have Turned (blogs.wsj)
  • Tech Bubble? Maybe, Maybe Not (techcrunch)
  • Investors aren’t doing enough to reduce their taxes. (vanguardblog)
  • Climate change skeptic Inhofe is big recipent of funds from British Petroleum PAC (rawstory)
  • Why does everyone keeping calling it a ‘bond bubble’? (medium)
  • 4 out of 5 American households are not saving enough for retirement. (bencarlsonyahoofinance.tumblr)

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