05/06/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Kentucky Derby picks for the value investor. (bloomberg)
  • Why indexing will prevail over all the flavors of smart beta per John Bogle. (capitalspectator)
  • Why Tim Ferriss loves the podcasting as a medium. (observer)
  • Peter Dunn talks minimalism with Joshua Becker author of “The More of Less.” (blog.petetheplanner)
  • Why the iPad Pro can replace your laptop. (a16z)
  • The bond market has little reason to fear from this report. (crossingwallstreet)
  • Is Yahoo ($YHOO) set to become a patent troll? (backchannel)
  • Market timers are fleeing the stock market. (marketwatch)
  • The story of ‘Pirate Joe’s,’ Canada’s renegade Trader Joe’s knock-off. (gimletmedia)
  • Why Amazon ($AMZN) bought a stake in Atlas Air Worldwide ($AAWW). (bloomberg)
  • Hedge funds have not delivered on their promise. (economist)
  • The right reason to buy a low-vol fund. (blogs.wsj)
  • How to be a better horse bettor. A discussion with David Papadopolous. (bloomberg)
  • A talk with David Gelb director of “Jiro Dreams of Sushi” and “Chef’s Table.” (itunes.apple)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Kelly Coffey, CEO of the JPM Private Bank. (ritholtz)
  • How to pick the best mattress. (gimletmedia)
  • A look at the morning line at Churchill Downs. (nytimes)
  • Jame Dimon is sick and tired of you taking your banking data with you. (nytimes)
  • Apple ($AAPL) really wants the iPad to be a business-ready machine. (next.ft)
  • The longest downtrend in crude oil history is over. (hvst)
  • David Beckworth talks with Cardiff Garcia of FT Alphaville. (macromarketmusings.blogspot)
  • Why you can discount any single NFP report. (dashofinsight)
  • A reasonable take on the future of the hedge fund industry. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • No wonder tech IPOs are in short supply. The prior class of IPOs was a hot mess. (etf)
  • Is there an upper limit on how much time people will spend on Facebook ($FB)? (nytimes)
  • MetLife ($MET) is kicking hedge funds to the curb. (next.ft)
  • The unemployment rate stayed at 5.0% in the April NFP report. (calculatedriskblog)
  • 60 Minutes looks at the growing importance of fintech including an interview with the founders of Stripe. (cbsnews)
  • Stephen Dubner talks with Malcolm Gladwell about the value of deliberate practice. (freakonomics)
  • How the race will be won. (si)
  • The April jobs report in 9 graphs. (blogs.wsj)
  • Why Chinese companies are so hot to do reverse takeovers to go public. (reuters)

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