06/12/16 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The Fed has to go it alone when studying the economy. (bloomberg)
  • What opportunities does pro sports franchises in Las Vega open up? (tradestreaming)
  • Hotels are having a near-record year. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Don’t buy VIX-related ETPs to hedge the stock market. (fmdcapital)
  • What it’s like “eat dinner” at Peter Thiel’s house. (vanityfair)
  • “Stacked loans” are a growing problem for online lenders. (reuters)
  • This fund has done almost no trading over its 81 years in existence. (investmentnews)
  • Brett Steenbarger, “Successful traders have a passion for self-improvement. They are motivated to be more tomorrow than they are today.” (traderfeed.blogspot.no)
  • Gatis Roze, “As an investor, you must be intimately in tune with your beliefs at all times and be aware of those symptoms that might suggest your beliefs are drifting off course.” (stockcharts)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why Bill Gates is giving away chickens to help fight poverty in Africa. (gatesnotes)
  • Nassim Taleb’s life advice: “be even more stubborn and uncompromising.” (farnamstreetblog)
  • Five questions for Janet Yellen including about how much she cares about the rest of the world. (bloomberg)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)

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