04/28/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A rare interview with Richard Dennis one of the men behind the Turtles trading program. (toptradersunplugged)
  • The Best & Worst Jobs In America (247wallst)
  • Some Economists Fear ‘Debt’ Implications of the Tax (nytimes)
  • The ESPN model worked…until it didn’t. (bloomberg)
  • ESPN Layoffs Should Be a Wake-Up About Politicizing Sports (nationalreview)
  • It’s time for Buffalo to secede and join Canada. (bloomberg)
  • NOW Wall Street Thinks Tax Reform Will Pass? (ft)
  • A Happier Global Economy (yardeni)
  • Two Warren Buffett Stocks Fall Near Lowest Prices In A Year (forbes)
  • An interview with Todd Combs and Ted Weschler of Berkshire Hathaway ($BRKB). (finance.yahoo)
  • Cardiff Garcia talks with economist Anne Case about increasing US adult morbidity. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • How to use pop music to chart social sentiment (and the stock market). (soundcloud)
  • Josh Brown and George Pearkes talk the Knicks, New York City real estate and a whole host of investing stuff. (bespokepremium)
  • Why companies are adept at marginal gains but unable to take bets with long odds. (timharford)
  • Why Is the Fed So Fixated on the Inflation Rate? (fee)
  • Some signs of hope for regional economies. (bloomberg)
  • Brett McKay talks with Beth Kobliner author of the author of "Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not)." (artofmanliness)
  • A sector-take on ‘Sell in May.’ (ft)
  • Estimates miss earnings, not the other way around. (mastersinvest)
  • Higher Deficits Don’t Raise Long-Term Interest Rates (cato)
  • Don’t you just love corporate-speak? (footnoted)
  • Can You Actually Become a Millionaire On An Average Salary? (cnn)
  • Why everybody needs a ‘Shultz hour’ in their day to reflect and think. (nytimes)
  • Based on Average Cost of Retirement, Will You Have Enough? (usatoday)
  • Can you pick the right factors? (pragcap)
  • Millennials have started to choose to buy homes vs. rent. (wsj)
  • Meb Faber talks with Steve Sjuggerud about value and momentum. (mebfaber)
  • Think Trade Deficits Are Economically Harmful? Think Again (realclearmarkets)
  • Here Are Five Doomed Stocks to Sell in May (marketwatch)
  • Rich Roll talks with Jessica Lahey author of "The Gift of Failure." (richroll)
  • Anthony Crudele talks with Jonathan Schlossberg about the challenges facing hedge funds these days. (futuresradioshow)
  • Barry Ritholtz talk with Prof. Andrew Lo author of "Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought." (ritholtz)
  • The Global Elite Are Headed for a Fall, and Don’t Know It (theweek)
  • Far too often investors are getting duped into paying for stuff they don’t need and won’t work. (mebfaber)
  • Why AMZN Is Spending So Much In Hopes of Rivaling Netflix (usatoday)
  • Is the ‘War on Sugar’ justified? (freakonomics)
  • Employees with flexible hours tend to work more not less. (qz)
  • It Will Take An Ax, Not A Scalpel, To Control Federal Spending (investors)
  • Ten rules of trend following. (ivanhoff)
  • Don’t Stress Over Robots; A Bright New Economy Is Being Born (latimes)
  • A Fred Wilson lecture at MIT. (avc)
  • Remember Friendster? It was Facebook before Facebook. (gimletmedia)
  • It’s hard to imagine the modern world without air conditioning. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Under Armour Loses Whatever Swagger It Had Left (bloomberg)
  • Predictable Money Means More Than Politicians’ Promises (realclearmarkets)
  • Q1 US GDP growth was sub-par. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Congress Is Facing Possible Government Shutdown…Again (schwab)
  • An Axiomatic Case for the Flat Tax (wordpress)

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