04/17/15 – Friday Interest-ing Reads

  • How K-cups are hurting coffee consumption. (time)
  • There is a big difference between explaining and forecasting. (stumblingandmumbling.typepad)
  • Should you be reading Ben Bernanke’s blog? (bloomberg)
  • Charlie Rose talks with HBO CEO Richard Plepler. (charlierose)
  • How Teespring sold 7 million t-shirts last year. (bloomberg)
  • Buyer Still Beware: Libertarians Think Amazon Reviews and Uber Ratings Will Make Regulation Obsolete. They Are So, So Wrong. (slate)
  • Chinese stocks stage a mini-crash on margin threat (Bloomberg)
  • Big Oil Is About to Lose Control of the Auto Industry (bloomberg)
  • A conversation with Joel Greeenblatt and Howard Marks on value investing. (youtube)
  • Binge Reading Disorder: When everybody’s reading, but nobody’s smarter, what value has the written word? (themorningnews)
  • Does consumer sentiment survey data tell us much about the future? (npr)
  • Cowboy stockbrokers are losing to scientifical advisors (Wall Street Journal)
  • A look at the Loews ($LTR) 2014 annual report. (brooklyninvestor.blogspot)
  • Fund managers have some angst in owning Virtu ($VIRT). (bloomberg)
  • How to avoid being a forced seller in a market panic. (alephblog)
  • Can People Really Change Their Financial Behavior? (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • A discussion with George Milling-Stanley about gold ETFs. (etfstore)
  • This Magic Moment: Eight years after it aired, the finale of The Sopranos continues to be hotly debated. David Chase explains how he created the excruciating tension of the last scene. (dga)
  • Michael Lewis on the one-year anniversary of Flash Boys (and its aftermath) (Vanity Fair)
  • Volcker: Meaningful financial reform (washingtonpost)
  • We’re coming to San Francisco – get on the calendar! (TRB)
  • It’s good to be Germany. (bloomberg)
  • Frank Bruni talks about college admissions and his book “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be.”* (slate)
  • Can IBM’s ($IBM) Watson cook? (sporkful)
  • Our bout of deflation is likely over. (crossingwallstreet)
  • Is Etsy ($ETSY) the first of many B-corps? (nytimes)
  • What is holding down earnings expectations? (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot)
  • “My startup is worth whatever I say it is.” (New York Times)
  • Bloomberg terminals went down early this morning, everyone bugged out (Wall Street Journal)
  • Passive investing is (still) a myth. (pragcap)
  • Shilling: Where Have All the Consumers Gone? (bloombergview)
  • Sean McLaughlin talks with JC Parets about technical analysis and trading. (blog.stocktwits)
  • Seabord Corp. ($SEB) has likely gone too far, too fast. (brooklyninvestor.blogspot)
  • Actual words my coworkers have said to me, a woman in tech (qz)
  • Six experiences that make college worthwhile. (qz)
  • Mansions Owned by White-Collar Criminals: Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, and other mansions built or bought with corporate fraud (wsj)
  • European markets slammed overnight, WTF? (MoneyBeat)
  • Marc Maron talks with actor/writer/director/producer Henry Winkler. (wtfpod)
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ and the economic darkness that awaits us (Washington Post)
  • Steve Sanduski talks with Tony Robbins, author of “Money Masters.”* (belayadvisor)
  • The Apple Watch is a “most personal device” with 25 distinctive styles. (aboveavalon)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with index fund advocate Rick Ferri. (ritholtz)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with director Jon Favreau, master reinventor. (fourhourworkweek)
  • Smaller hedge funds did a notable job attracting assets last year. (wsj)
  • Low Prices Cool Boom in U.S. Oil Production (wsj)
  • Why individual investors do so poorly in the stock market. (charlessizemore.tumblr)
  • Zack Miller talks with Denise Thomas, CEO of ApplePie Capital crowdfunded lender to franchisees. (tradestreaming)
  • Fed’s John Williams: Timing of Rate Rise Is Overrated (nytimes)
  • Why do hedge funds continue to thrive? (etf)
  • Medicine is ripe with practices that don’t hold up to evidence. (freakonomics)

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