04/03/15 – Friday Interest-ing Reads

  • An institutional approach to ETF trading. (etfdb)
  • A discussion with Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli about their book “Becoming Steve Jobs.”* (itunes.apple)
  • Will investors embrace Etsy’s ($ETSY) dual mandate? (bloomberg)
  • The March NFP number was a disappointment. (calculatedriskblog)
  • A discussion with Brian Shannon about trading and technical analysis. (blog.stocktwits)
  • Data breaches have not yet become major factors for company stock. (hbr)
  • Five good questions for Samuel Arbesman author of “The Half Life of Facts.”* (fivegoodquestions.co)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Paul Romer about urban growth. (econtalk)
  • Tyler Cowen talks with Peter Thiel, author of “Zero to One.”* (marginalrevolution)
  • Is Morningstar ($MORN) losing relevance in a index-led world? (thefinancebuff)
  • How to deal with distractions. (avc)
  • Tracking some changes in the US economy. (bloombergview)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Charley Ellis, author of “Winning the Loser’s Game.”* (ritholtz)
  • Ten tips on how to stay relevant on Wall Street as you age. (convergex.tumblr)
  • GM ($GM) is betting big on a revival of the Cadillac brand. (nytimes)
  • A discussion with Carl Richards author of “The One-Page Financial Plan.”* (basonasset)
  • Comparing the Apple ($AAPL) Watch and Disney ($DIS) MagicBand. (medium)
  • Michael Covel talks with Terrance Odean about behavioral finance. (michaelcovel)
  • Uber has some significant political clout. (slate)
  • How to cultivate creativity. (adamhgrimes)
  • A deeper dive into the NFP report. (fivethirtyeight)
  • Did the JOBS Act do anything for employment? (wsj)
  • A historical look at a 50/50 equity/bond portfolio. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • What is the equilibrium real Fed Funds rate? (blogs.ft)
  • 100-year stock charts are largely worthless. (pragcap)
  • Corporate pension funds continue to pour money into bonds. (blogs.wsj)
  • Why software should be built with security in mind from the get-go. (slate)
  • The story behind the huge launch of the iShares Exponential Technologies ETF ($XT). (etf)
  • How to quit bad habits. (nirandfar)

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