05/02/16 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • On the persistence of the buyback anomaly. (papers.ssrn)
  • There is no love lost between Warren Buffett and Wall Street. (blogs.wsj)
  • A model for crowdfunding. (papers.ssrn)
  • Why being focused on any single asset class is a mistake. (pensionpartners)
  • The downside of giving individual investors unlimited, cost-free trades in their retirement accounts. (papers.ssrn)
  • How the day-of-the-week affects anomalies. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • Stop trying to invest like an endowment – you don’t have the tax situation for it (Institutional Investor)
  • Congratulations to New Zealand for winning “banknote of the year.” (theguardian)
  • Norway’s sovereign wealth fund wants to influence inflated executive compensation. (next.ft)
  • Why you should not worry about the level of passive investing. (philosophicaleconomics)
  • Market timing or disciplined value investor? Insights from the May Mutual Fund Observer. (mutualfundobserver)
  • Risk management strategies almost always come with some costs. (blog.thinknewfound)
  • The feed is dying. (nymag)
  • Why alternative asset funds underperform. (etf)
  • Mutual funds are encroaching on the CTA space. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • Amazon eats its own sellers with the Basics line of knockoffs (Bloomberg)
  • Not it isn’t. The feed is valuable as ever. (howardlindzon)
  • Bob Shiller: Data can’t reliably predict recessions, but anecdotes matter (New York Times)
  • Australian Craig Steven Wright claims to be the inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. (economist)
  • Swedroe: Why Alt Funds Underperform (ETF.com)
  • The April manufacturing ISM stayed above 50.0. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The true creator of bitcoin outs himself – the real Satoshi is an Aussie named Craig! (BBC)
  • Don’t think you can take the stock picks from the Ira Sohn Conference to the bank. (bloomberg)
  • The downside of secretive hedge funds: when they decline no one knows why. (blogs.wsj)
  • Do online and offline prices jibe? (papers.ssrn)
  • The Robo-Advisor Movement Is Dying, But Its Technology Legacy Will Live On! (Nerd’s Eye View)
  • Active share is a fuzzy number. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Why these two ETFs are capturing asset inflwos this year. (thereformedbroker)
  • On the growing importance of equity trading at Goldman Sachs ($GS). (businessinsider)
  • Buffett bet vs the hedge funds: It’s embarrassing at this point (Bloomberg)
  • Are millennials doomed to lower investing returns? Not so fast, says Ben Carlson (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Commodities dominated asset class performance in April. (capitalspectator)
  • How the strength of the US dollar plays into the Fed’s decision making. (econbrowser)

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