04/02/15 – Thursday Interest-ing Reads

  • Why China May Have the Most Factory Robots in the World by 2017 (blogs.wsj)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims remain well below 300k. (calculatedriskblog)
  • What is the life expectancy of a public company? (sciencedaily)
  • Frenemies: a story of Iran, Israel, and the United States (vox)
  • ETF talent is in short supply. (ft)
  • Bill Gross: March Madness (janus)
  • Everybody Plays the Fool (Sometimes) (rpseawright.wordpress)
  • Today’s new on-demand economy is breaking down along class lines. (medium)
  • The secret history of the Apple ($AAPL) Watch. (wired)
  • In defense of Trevor Noah’s stupid, tasteless tweets (washingtonpost)
  • What to do when market conditions are not conducive to your style. (adamhgrimes)
  • Can a new social network help users combat depression? (wired)
  • Low or High Inflation? Nope, Stealthy Government Debt Liquidation! (alphaarchitect)
  • How Jeff Macke would fix Yahoo Finance. (forbes)
  • Bond investors are getting increasingly nervous about Chicago. (wsj)
  • Apple ($AAPL) Watch pricing. (asymco)
  • An oral history of Drexel Burnham Lambert. (bloomberg)
  • What Ben Bernanke and Larry Summers are arguing about: secular stagnation. (vox)
  • Writing out-of-the-money puts works as a strategy until it doesn’t. (etf)
  • The big data arms race is on for investors seeking an edge in the markets. (wsj)
  • McDonald’s ($MCD) is raising wages for its line workers. (wsj)
  • In search of the ultimate ragu. (roadsandkingdoms)
  • Why punk profits are not all that surprising. (thefatpitch.tumblr)
  • How to use a dual momentum strategy. (quant-investing)
  • On the fast rise and quick fall of Meerkat. (bgr)
  • Why the Chinese stock market rally is important. (marketanthropology.tumblr)
  • The story of how Android became the world’s biggest computing platform. (businessinsider)
  • Writing out-of-the-money puts works as a strategy until it doesn’t. (etf)
  • Why emerging market equities have been listless for years: weak earnings. (shortsideoflong)
  • Poverty Shrinks Brains from Birth (scientificamerican)
  • 5 money habits of the filthy rich you can learn now (time)
  • Wall Street is fighting to work its way into Silicon Valley’s biggest startups. (nytimes)
  • A big chunk of Florida is for sale. (nytimes)
  • The April edition of The Mutual Fund Observer is out. (mutualfundobserver)
  • Ben Bernanke, econblogger extraordinaire. (bloomberg)
  • Would Charles Dow Be Selling Stocks? (theirrelevantinvestor.tumblr)
  • Could Periscope help fix Twitter’s ($TWTR) biggest problem? (qz)
  • Euro falls on way to worst quarter; dollar best since 2008 (reuters)
  • Has labour lost out to capital? (ritholtz)
  • Has labour lost out to capital? (ft.com)
  • Don’t look now but Russian stocks are breaking out. (allstarcharts.tumblr)
  • I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life (buzzfeed)
  • Aasif Mandvi: Everything I’ve Done in My Career Has Terrified Me (linkedin)
  • The skullduggery of brokers going independent. (reuters)
  • On the revival of the Chesapeake Bay oyster industry. (exp.grist)

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