04/06/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  •  Highest Minimum-Wage State Washington Beats U.S. in Job Creation (bloomberg)
  • Millennials are adept at playing the credit card reward game. (wsj)
  • Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common (businessinsider)
  • Nine signs that you should fire an employee. (medium)
  • Amex is stepping up its game against high-end credit card competition. (finance.yahoo)
  • With All This Market Optimism, What Could Go Wrong? (merkinvestments)
  • Diversification and Risk Management (Indexology)
  • April is National Financial Literacy Month. (peterlazaroff)
  • Wall Street and Washington: A New Love Affair (nytimes)
  • The State of Wealth Management in 2017 (thereformedbroker)
  • America’s College Grads Are Stuck With Low Wages (bloomberg)
  • What’s the difference between a benefit corporation and a B-corp? (fastcompany)
  • Can Pro Sports Help Us to Understand Economics? (realclearmarkets)
  • The Bond Market Isn’t Taking the Fed Very Seriously (marketwatch)
  • Smart Money Is Record Short, Dumb Money Record Long (marketwatch)
  • Bull Markets Don’t Mean Extra Jobs for Wall Street (nytimes)
  • Money gives you options. (journal.thriveglobal)
  • Two Major Causes Of Our Healthcare Problems (blogspot)
  • How Seattle Is Dismantling a NIMBY Power Structure (thecisforcrank)
  • OMG the lineup for our EBI West event is just insane (EBI West)
  • Men overwhelmingly run venture capital. (axios)
  • This Bull Is Chasing Its Own Tail (yardeni)
  • This Market Has a Massive ‘Wall of Worry’ to Climb (cnbc)
  • Breaking Down the Best and Worst Tax Burdens by State (wallethub)
  • The decline in the number of IPOs and new firm creation may be causally linked. (papers.ssrn)
  • Open, honest communication is one of the pillars of successful financial planning. (hffinancial)
  • Ever Wonder Just How North Korea Makes Its Money? (cnn)
  • Some Thoughts on the FOMC Minutes (realclearmarkets)
  • Long-term rentals are getting the VC treatment. (wsj)
  • A seven step playbook to maximize your chance at fundraising success. (hackernoon)
  • An in-depth look at the history (and future) of Classpass. (medium)
  • India’s National ID Program May Be Turning The Country Into A Surveillance State (buzzfeed)
  • Got a late fee on a credit card? Call to get it removed. (barrons)
  • Jason Fried, "People get what your company does not because of what you tell them it does, but because of how they see it fitting into their world and how it can benefit them personally." (m.signalvnoise)
  • My friend Meb just launched a tail risk ETF (ETF.com)
  • Google Search: Stock Market Is Dangerously Overvalued? (thestreet)
  • Simplifying Tax Filing May Just Be Too Easy for Government (realclearmarkets)
  • Is Gary Cohn really in favor of splitting up banks from investment banks? (Bloomberg)
  • New San Diego Minimum Wage Killing Jobs (sandiegouniontribune)
  • Tesla Court Loss Obscures Its Bigger Picture Victories (thedailybeast)
  • We are ‘deeply convicted’ when it comes to talking openly about money. (humbledollar)
  • [insert theme] is the ‘next Internet.’ Which one actually is? (medium)
  • Market Prejudices Inevitably Lead to Big Mistakes for Investors (bloomberg)
  • Hope vs Money (alhambrapartners)
  • Harry Stebbings talks with Hunter Walk of Homebrew. (thetwentyminutevc)
  • Why Your Extra-Safe Car Costs More to Insure (wsj)
  • Avoid these 10 common estate planning mistakes. (onefpa)
  • U.S. weekly jobless claims post largest drop in almost two years (Reuters)
  • Who’s Stealing From Your Dad Right Now? (bloomberg)
  • Universal Basic Income: An Idea Whose Time Should Never Come (thefiscaltimes)
  •  Tracking the Spread of Misinformation on Twitter after Crisis Events (depts.washington.edu)
  • Can a single financial education class help improve impulsivity? (wsj)
  • No one knew the world’s worst problem so we spent eight years trying to find it (80000hours)
  • The information war is real, and we’re losing it (seattletimes)
  • Germany Pays the Price for Its 100% Green Ambitions (forbes)
  • The Stock Market Equivalent of the Cal Ripken Streak (The Irrelevant Investor)
  • The complications of a "back door" Roth IRA conversion. (blog.independenceadvisors)
  • Don’t Mourn the Death of Stock-Picking Just Yet (bloomberg)
  • Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy (thediplomat)
  • To Improve Jobless Insurance, Let’s Revisit Old Idea (realclearmarkets)
  • When do "participating preferreds" make sense? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Thoughts On Improving the Fed’s Governance Structure (economics21)
  • 2 Charts: How Close We Are to Healthcare Collapse (yahoo)
  • Just how useful are online reviews if companies continue to threaten disgruntled reviewers? (pointsandfigures)
  • The Bill O’Reilly Scandal Has Divided the Fox News Bunker (vanityfair)
  • Feel Good Investing Is Most ‘Sustainable’ If Profits Are Only Goal (weeklystandard)
  • Buffett’s Top Picks Outperforming in 2017, but Berkshire Isn’t (247wallst)
  • Fed Information Leaks: This Thing Isn’t Over (businessinsider)
  • Inside Steve Cohen’s crowdsourced quant project (Institutional Investor)

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