05/22/15 – Friday Interest-ing Reads

  • The Economy Looks Like It’s Picking Up, Which Could Mean a Slowdown in Tech Investing (recode)
  • Medium wants to be more like Twitter ($TWTR). (fortune)
  • Adam Davidson and David Plotz talk about “working.” (slate)
  • Seven lies investors tell themselves. (blogs.wsj)
  • Top CEOs Make 373 Times the Average U.S. Worker (blogs.wsj)
  • Christine Benz on whether international stocks really diversify. (morningstar)
  • Six reasons you should be paying closer attention to Canada. (bloomberg)
  • On the tax-efficiency of ETFs relative to mutual funds. (vanguardblog)
  • James Osborne talks with Robert Seawright about the “liberal art of investing.” (basonasset)
  • James Altucher talks again with Scott Adams of Dilbert fame. (stansberryradio)
  • Do fund manager winning streaks matter? (news.morningstar)
  • Crude oil and the US dollar are going in different directions. (kimblecharting.tumblr)
  • Letterman’s last ‘Late Show’: Sap-free and just right (washingtonpost)
  • A discussion with Rob Hanna of Quantifiable Edges. (bettersystemtrader)
  • Memorial Day Trips at 10-Year High Point to Busy Vacation Season (bloomberg)
  • How to account for short interest costs. (news.morningstar)
  • What to Make of the Topsy-Turvy Bond Market (nytimes)
  • Mathiness versus Science in Growth Economics (growthecon.wordpress)
  • Are ETFs “killing” hedge funds? (etf)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb. (soundcloud)
  • Thank You and Good Night: The Final ‘Late Show With David Letterman’ (grantland)
  • Why does the economy seem to slow down in the first quarter? (marginalrevolution)
  • The GOP Is Dying Off. Literally. (politico)
  • Roben Farzad talks the content biz with Pando Daily’s Sarah Lacy. (itunes.apple)
  • A discussion with Roy Niederhoffer about neuroscience and short-term trading. (toptradersunplugged)
  • What’s Wrong With ‘Mathiness’ in Economics? (bloombergview)
  • Hiring is hard. How to do it right. (a16z)
  • Meet Generation Subprime (usnews)
  • May’s economic data has been a mixed bag to-date. (capitalspectator)
  • America has an entrepreneur deficit. (washingtonpost)
  • 10 favorite trading sites. (newtraderu)
  • Tim Ferriss in a rare interview with music producer Rick Rubin. (fourhourworkweek)
  • Banking is complex because the world is complex. (pragcap)
  • What do you know that everyone else doesn’t? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • A discussion with Bill Janeway about venture capital and good and bad bubbles. (a16z)
  • It’s not easy being a value investor. (servowealth)
  • Chris Sacca, “I believe Twitter is a great investment and that the stock is cheap.” (lowercasecapital)
  • Recency bias and the need to rebalance. (etf)
  • The case for the reflation trade. (marketanthropology)
  • Four steps to save Twitter ($TWTR). (medium)
  • What one thing is critical to a trader’s success. (smbtraining)
  • The Agency That Barely Moves: The SEC is paralyzed by politics and poor leadership, staffers say (bloomberg)
  • A discussion with Dan Dakich about the move from coaching to sports radio host. (aboutsportsradio)
  • Is Canada the new Switzerland? (business.financialpost)
  • Some big changes afoot in $VIX land. (quantocracy)
  • Still Waiting For a New High in Breadth (bespokepremium)
  • Sean McLaughlin talks with Ivanoff about finding an edge in the markets. (blog.stocktwits)
  • The legacy of a long gone 26-year old economist. (youtube)
  • Lumber prices are rallying. (wsj)

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