06/08/15 – Monday Interest-ing Reads

  • Turkish currency crashes as political situation undergoes historic fracturing (Bloomberg)
  • What is the regional bank stock breakout telling us, if anything? (TRB)
  • The Greek economic crisis is sure to persist even long after you are dead (Bloomberg)
  • Meanwhile NJ state officials defend the $600 million they paid to alternative managers last year (CIO)
  • Here’s what the world’s top 50 CEOs do on social media (marketwatch)
  • Amazing charts from the Chinese equity bubble (Sober Look)
  • Apple rewrites app economics for media (ft)
  • European stocks down five straight days (MarketWatch)
  • The Bull Market That Didn’t End in a Crash (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • This one’s sure to cause a fight if you share it on Facebook – Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans (New York Times)
  • The Ideal Financial Advisor: Part Human, Part Droid? Investors are finding more hybrid financial services that offer both custom advice and automated options (money.usnews)
  • The World’s 50 Best Restaurants (theworlds50best)
  • Pesticides harm wild bees, pollination in N.Y. orchard crops (news.cornell.edu)
  • Stock Buybacks That Hurt Shareholders (nytimes)
  • Pesticides harm wild bees, pollination in N.Y. orchard crops (phys)
  • The new Imperialism involves American values being imposed on the rest of the world via technology (New York Times)
  • Stifel buys Barclays Wealth Management (Stifel)
  • The soft economic data of earlier this year seems to have abated – can we trust it to stay that way? (Yardeni)
  • U.S. Stocks on Wrong Side of History With Rate Rise in Sight (bloomberg)
  • Doug McMillon: The man who’s reinventing Walmart (fortune)
  • The trouble with those UITs that brokers love to sell (ETF.com)
  • Calpers to Cut External Money Managers by Half (wsj)

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