06/02/16 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • With a little work you can make a living as a dumpster diver. (wired)
  • Avoid bubble calls based on limited/anecdotal evidence. (bloomberg)
  • Did Dell go private on the cheap? It’s complicated… (bloomberg)
  • A chart overview of the global economy. (shortsideoflong)
  • A dozen things learned from Louis C. K. about money and investing. (25iq)
  • Hit songs today are built up beat by beat. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Elon Musk says the Apple car is coming by 2020 (Wall Street Journal)
  • Whatever happened to American dynamism? (theatlantic)
  • Speaking of SnapChat a bunch of hedge funds bought shares in the last round. (institutionalinvestorsalpha)
  • Star Wars is at its heart a story about paternal love. (theatlantic)
  • Goldman slashes its Apple target on iPhone weakness (Benzinga)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims are still well below 300k. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Uber just got a $3.5 billion investment from Saudi Arabia (New York Times)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) investors will not likely be assured by this piece on Jack Dorsey. (vanityfair)
  • Blackrock’s ($BLK) iShares unit is betting big on smart beta ETFs. (etf)
  • A risk parity reading list. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • 10 stocks the “ultimate stock pickers” are buying and selling. (news.morningstar)
  • Notes from the 2016 London Value Investor Conference. (marketfolly)
  • There’s a cup and handle forming for small caps (Dragonfly Capital)
  • Companies are planning on higher compensation expenses this year. (thereformedbroker)
  • What does it mean to be private when Uber can raise $3.5 billion at a pop? (wsj)
  • Citi weighs in on the Cloud War between Amazon, Microsoft and Google (Tech Trader)
  • Snapchat now has more daily users than Twitter ($TWTR). (bloomberg)
  • How DryBar got to be a $100 million business. (buzzfeed)
  • Twelve things Lee Kuan Yew taught me about the world. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Jay-Z has a shoutout for Deutsche Bank (Quartz)
  • Lesson learned from the richest man who ever lived: Jakob the Rich. (readthink)
  • The solution to everything is working less. (qz)
  • As Guns n’ Roses heads back to Chicago, a remembrance of their drunken time recording Use Your Illusion in the city (DNA Info)
  • The May ADP private employment report shows in-line employment growth. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Pound Trader Keeps His Head When All About Him Are Losing Theirs (Bloomberg)

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