04/05/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Hillary Clinton's file (politifact)
  • How Machines Destroy (And Create!) Jobs, In 4 Graphs (npr)
  • What Wall Street, Insurance Companies Don’t Want Congress to Know re: DOL Fiduciary Rule (scholarfp.blogspot)
  • Meet Tesla’s Model 3, Its Long-Awaited Car for the Masses (wired)
  • Financial-Crisis Panel Suggested Criminal Cases Against Stan O’Neal, Charles Prince, AIG Bosses (wsj)
  •  Tesla’s Model 3 Lives Up to the Hype (bloomberg)
  • Buybacks have surged along with corporate profits. (pragcap)
  • How Uber and Airbnb are interrupting various financing schemes. (whoo.ps)
  • The Feds are taking another crack at stopping tax inversions including the Pfizer ($PFE)-Allergan ($AGN) deal. (nytimes)
  •  The Fiduciary Standard Is Far From Enough (thinkadvisor)
  • 15 things I wish I knew before raising a seed round. (medium)
  • Startup Second Measure mines credit card data for insights on consumer behavior. (businessinsider)
  • “[…] is a toy” (medium)
  • How to manage a stressed out team. (advisorperspectives)
  • Leaked documents show strong business support for raising the minimum wage (washingtonpost)
  • Silicon Valley still wants to hire programmers with college degrees. (blogs.wsj)
  • Why mutual fund companies disagree on startup share pricing. (bloomberg)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) is now in the NFL business with Thursday night streaming rights. (bloomberg)
  • Simple vs Complex (thereformedbroker)
  •  Media’s Digital Upheaval in 6 Charts (bloomberg)
  • Mistakes assessing the Indian startup market. (medium)
  • Seth Godin, “Focus is a choice.” (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Would today’s biggest companies make it through the Shark Tank? (fortune)
  • Do activist investors have an anti-trust problem? (bloombergview)
  • Falling oil prices have put a dent in stock dividends. (politicalcalculations.blogspot)
  • The inside story of how Amazon created Echo, the next billion-dollar business no one saw coming (businessinsider)
  • Designing simple software isn’t easy. (washingtonpost)
  • Why you should be looking a half-cycle ahead. (alephblog)
  • Stop paying so much attention to how Fidelity is valuing its startup shares. (fortune)
  • Don’t look now but the Yen is surging. (crossingwallstreet)
  • The Real Lesson from $15? America’s Trickle-Down Experiment Has Failed (civicskunkworks)
  • How The Wirecutter became a standout revenue generator. (bloomberg)
  • How much does the digital economy explain the productivity slowdown? (blogs.ft)
  • Bored in a meeting? Find something to shift your attention to. (businessinsider)
  • This may shock you: Hillary Clinton is fundamentally honest (theguardian)
  • What it takes to make a market cheap. (mebfaber)
  • We shouldn’t be surprised that share buybacks are done at disadvantageous prices. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Why one founder moved his startup from San Francisco to San Diego. (techcrunch)
  • Some signs that employment growth is slowing. (capitalspectator)
  • Alaska Air ($ALK) likely overpaid for Virgin America ($VA). (blogs.reuters)

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