04/07/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Jordan Harbinger talks with Scott Harrison of charity:water about the biggest problem in the world. (theartofcharm)
  • Your Six-Figure Salary May Not Be Enough for Retirement (forbes)
  • In Search of the Next Facebook or Alphabet (barrons)
  • This is a big project: how to codify effective behavior change. (freakonomics)
  • Jamie Dimon Finally Sees What Bernanke Never Did (realclearmarkets)
  • Cardiff Garcia talks with Robert Cialdini author of "Pre-suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade." (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Jake Taylor talks with Sean Iddings co-author of "Intelligent Fanatics Project: How Great Leaders Build Sustainable Businesses." (fivegoodquestions.co)
  • Time to Negotiate a New Econ. Relationship w/China (cato)
  • 6 Good Ways to Lose All Your Money in the Stock Market (fool)
  • Not a Dot-Com Bubble, Not 2007, A Nasty Mix of Both (wsj)
  • Top Five Trade Issues Investors Should Be Watching (schwab)
  • How Congress Used to Work (politi.co)
  • America’s High Corporate Taxes Make It Smaller Globally (thehill)
  • Why Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner Ad Bombed in the Age of Twitter (fortune)
  • Meb Faber talks with Raoul Pal about the global economy and Real Vision TV. (mebfaber)
  • ‘Bring Back Glass-Steagall’ Sounds Bipartisan. But It Isn’t (bloomberg)
  • 4.5% Unemployment Rate? Here’s the More Realistic Number (cnbc)
  • The Meme Zeitgeist (me.me)
  • US, Canada and Mexico set to submit joint bid to host 2026 World Cup (theguardian)
  • The Chevy Bolt Should Be the World’s First Mainstream Electric Car. There’s One Thing in the Way. (slate)
  • An Infrastructure Bill Is a Washington Fantasy (brookings)
  • Ray Dalio: We May Be Repeating Mistakes of 1930s (businessinsider)
  • Thanks Amazon. Retailers Closing Stores Faster Than Ever (bloomberg)
  • You Need This Much Retirement Savings at Your Age and Income (investors)
  • This Disequilibrium Baloon Filled With Hot, Group Think Air (realclearmarkets)
  • Why It’s Always & Never Different This Time (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Tesla Fans, Barclays Has a Bitter ‘Reality Pill’ For You (marketwatch)
  • Paul Ryan’s Precious Tax Reform Plan Is All But Dead (slate)
  • Brett McKay talks with Scott Sonenshein author of "Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined." (artofmanliness)
  • With 125 Ph.D.s in 15 Countries, a Quant "Alpha Factory" Hunts for Investing Edge (wsj)
  • Hey, You! Stop Eating My Yard! The rise in popularity of wild vegetation like fiddleheads, mushrooms and seaweed is causing friction between foragers and landowners; "fry it up and eat it." (wsj)
  • What Are Our Stable Money Alternatives to a Gold Standard? (forbes)
  • A Shrinking Fed Balance Sheet & The Bull Market (marketwatch)
  • How Market’s Already Repealing ACA (fee)
  • Kim Scott author of "Radical Candor: Be A Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity" thinks ‘ruinous empathy’ is worse than ‘obnoxious aggression.’ (recode)
  • Missile Strikes on Syria Don’t Justify Crude Oil Concerns (reuters)
  • Best Assets to Own While Waiting for a Downturn (mauldineconomics)
  • Why Can’t Silicon Valley Fix Online Harassment? (nytimes)
  • China’s Banks Are Still in Trouble (bloomberg)
  • A Preview of the March Unemployment Report (commonwealth)
  • Guy Raz talks with Steve Case about the founding of AOL. (npr)
  • Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Robin Greenwood about how to identify bubbles. (bloomberg)
  • The Security Threat To The Global Economy (economist)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with Khe Hy about the changing hedge fund landscape. (investorfieldguide)
  • Order, Chaos & Bubbles In The S&P 500 (blogspot)

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