04/21/15 – Tuesday Interest-ing Reads

  • 63 lessons learned from the startup world. (talkingquickly.co.uk)
  • Bob Seawright: Large financial institutions will struggle now that secrecy is a thing of the past (Above the Market)
  • Vessel is betting on the value of “windowing” to take on YouTube. (pando)
  • Sam Altman of Y Combinator is dreaming big. (fastcompany)
  • Where to to look for market info in a flatter new financial world. (pointsandfigures)
  • Hank Paulson debunks five myths about China. (etf)
  • Oil’s rebound is probably a dollar sell-off phenomenon (Dr. Ed’s Blog)
  • Good luck trading options against a bot. (slate)
  • Should Berkshire Hathaway’s ($BRKB) insurance operations be considered “too big to fail”? (ft)
  • Pharma companies can’t keep their hands off each other. (bloomberg)
  • Why cash managers are willing to accept negative interest rates. (alephblog)
  • Which market scenario would frustrate the most people? (Joe Fahmy)
  • David Einhorn adds to his short positions, says the market is too expensive are earnings continue to shrink (ValueWalk)
  • 12 go-to ETF sites for investors. (news.investors)
  • What law schools are doing to reverse enrollment declines. (washingtonpost)
  • Online brokers have noted the rise of social media use amongst traders. (wsj)
  • How the tech bubble stole returns from future years. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • This Is Your Brain on Money: How Investors Trip Themselves Up (wsj)
  • Mom-and-Pop Traders Went on a Buying Binge During Friday’s Market Plunge (bloomberg)
  • The end of Moore’s law (economist)
  • Would you rather be a cash millionaire or paper billionaire? (pando)
  • ECB is now actively studying their ability to stop propping up Greek banks (Bloomberg)
  • Is T.J. Maxx the best retail store in the land? (fortune)
  • This is what legalized pot looks like in New York (crainsnewyork)
  • ETFs are great, but they are not the only solution for investors. (rickferri)
  • Six questions to ask about your active manager. (news.morningstar)
  • Millennials are increasingly acting like the generations before them. (theatlantic)
  • Should you join the “cult of PhD”? (washingtonpost)
  • …more on Google’s Mobilegeddon (Recode)
  • The Mystery of China’s Gold Stash May Soon Be Solved (bloomberg)
  • Why trying to compete directly with Silicon Valley is a losing proposition. (pointsandfigures)
  • Why startups are doing more offline advertising. (techcrunch)
  • Why your “total addressable market” estimate is a big lie. (hunterwalk)
  • Companies, like John Deere ($DE), are trying to destroy the idea of ownership. (wired)
  • Every snide joke you’ve told about Ringo is wrong: The least-celebrated Beatle is finally getting the respect he deserves (salon)
  • Healthcare investing is happening increasingly outside the big VC hubs. (pando)
  • Share buybacks are pinching investment grade credit quality. (ft)
  • The Top 100 Highest Grossing Restaurants In America (celebritynetworth)
  • Round sizes keep going up and up. (avc)
  • Norway’s sovereign wealth fund wants one dark pool to rule them all. (bloomberg)
  • WTF is going on in Brazil? (beyond BRICs)
  • Cullen weighs in on the weak US econ data, the return of European contagion and the China “bubble” (Pragmatic Capitalism)
  • 11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space (vox)
  • Just what business is Square in these days? (buzzfeed)
  • Astronomy: The Size of Stuff (astronomycentral.co.uk)
  • What history says about how big oil price drops play out over time. (marketanthropology)
  • Are we going to see more B-corps go public? (washingtonpost)
  • Google is rewriting its entire search program to gauge the mobile-friendliness of websites (Wired)
  • The great traders were willing to bet big on their high conviction trades. (thefelderreport)
  • What’s the hardest part about being a PhD student? (marginalrevolution)
  • The “religion of Silicon Valley” is powerful but insular. (feld)
  • Three ways to run your company like Warren Buffett (fortune)
  • Why Apple ($AAPL) needs to be seen as a “green” company. (stefancheplick.tumblr)
  • The Bull Market in Stocks Is Alive and Well (online.barrons)
  • Mark Mobius is bearish on US stocks. Yes, he runs an EM fund, shhhh. (CNBC)
  • A discussion with the CEO of Slack. (bits.blogs.nytimes)

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