04/10/15 – Friday Interest-ing Reads

  • Did you miss the stock market rally? You’re not alone. (bankrate)
  • Acast wants to be the Spotify of podcasting. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Are activist investors hurting corporate R&D? (nytimes)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with chef and restauranteur Bobby Flay. (ritholtz)
  • Oil is out of synch with the global economy. (valueplays)
  • Can Companies Solve Workers’ Money Problems? (wsj)
  • Why we need more kids apps like ‘Robot Factory.’ (wired)
  • The Beauty and Logic of the Million-Dollar Car (bloomberg)
  • GE ($GE) is getting rid of the bulk of its financial unit. (bloomberg)
  • Robin Farzad talks with trend trader Jerry Parker. (soundcloud)
  • The unflattering chart that Jamie Dimon forgot to put in his letter to JPMorgan shareholders (qz)
  • How to create a smart beta ETF pitch. (econompicdata.blogspot)
  • 26 podcasts you should be listening to. (vox)
  • Think about your investment expenses in dollars not percentages. (wsj)
  • U.S. spends more helping its citizens than other rich countries, but gets way less (washingtonpost)
  • The golden age of the mutual fund business is long past. (thereformedbroker)
  • How to invest in a low-return environment. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • A look at Etsy’s ($ETSY) artisanal IPO. (wsj)
  • Equity mutual fund managers are no longer household names. (bloomberg)
  • Just How Dumb Are Investors? (blogs.wsj)
  • Why cyber security is becoming ever more important. (a16z)
  • One of the issues with the streaming music debate comes down to math. (qz)
  • Markets Change. So Should You. (morganhousel.tumblr)
  • Morgan Housel talks with Michael Lewis about just about everything. (fool)
  • Steve Sanduski talks with Simon Roy of Jemstep. (belayadvisor)
  • European Stocks Are Breaking Out (theirrelevantinvestor.tumblr)
  • 13 New NYC Burgers To Try Right Now (theinfatuation)
  • Louis C.K.’s Crabby, Epic Love Letter to NYC: “Everyone’s Dealing with the Same S— … Elbow to Elbow” (hollywoodreporter)
  • Michael Covel talks with former TurtleTrader Brian Proctor. (michaelcovel)
  • Hotels are on pace for a record year in 2015. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Institutional investors are increasingly interested in platforms to directly invest in various asset classes. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Nominal wage growth is still pretty low. (bonddad.blogspot)
  • Meet Marnie the most famous dog on Instagram. (gimletmedia)
  • Louis CK Interview with Jimmy Fallon (youtube)
  • Brian Koppelman talks with chef David Chang. (youtube)
  • Global ETF assets are nearing $3 trillion. (ft)
  • Activist investors are not good for bondholders. (247wallst)
  • The many ways in which investment related-fees are hidden. (pragcap)
  • QOTD: Jamie Dimon Addresses His Critics (thereformedbroker)
  • The top 100 movies of the decade to-date. (avclub)
  • Stressing Out About Money (awealthofcommonsense)
  • ETFs play a bigger role in the the market than commonly thought. (blogs.barrons)
  • Benedict Evans on how messaging became a platform. (a16z)

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