06/14/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Three ways to change hedge fund fees for the better. (next.ft)
  • Core aggregate bonds funds are not effectivley diversified. (blog.thinknewfound)
  • Beware investors who say they can effectively do sector rotation. (thereformedbroker)
  • The jobs market is still growing nicely. (bloomberg)
  • Lessons learned from George Soros about mistakes. (wilowallstreet)
  • What Michael Hasenstab told investors yesterday at Morningstar Investing Conference (Morningstar)
  • Why a lack of seed money is good for ETFs. (etf)
  • The sell-side is losing relevance. (tabbforum)
  • Equity crowdfunding is legal but don’t expect a big bang of activity. (techcrunch)
  • It’s scary to hire people smarter than you. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • What Microsoft ($MSFT) and Apple ($APPL) have in common at this point. (stratechery)
  • Why do companies that have left the US for tax purposes still get perks? (wsj)
  • How to get a job in VC. (mattturck)
  • Startup activity is increasingly occurring in dense urban areas. (citylab)
  • The Vix went apeshit yesterday. It’s a technical term. (MoneyBeat)
  • How managing your energy can set you apart. (wilowallstreet)
  • Will Apple ($AAPL) ever successfully move beyond the device? (nytimes)
  • What a unified, expanded Chinese allocation in emerging markets means for investors. (blog.abglobal)
  • One of the reasons why home prices are going up is Americans are buying bigger homes. (nytimes)
  • Why the LinkedIn ($LNKD) deal makes perfect sense. (sumzero)
  • Why you should try to hire as many “originals” as possible. (firstround)
  • Global Brexit panic rolls into a new day (Zero Hedge)
  • Retail sales were up nicely in May. (capitalspectator)
  • Will Microsoft ($MSFT) break LinkedIn ($LNKD)? (bloomberg)
  • Someone was tipped off to the LinkedIn ($LNKD) deal. (fortune)
  • The pound is getting, well, pounded (Business Insider)
  • German 10-year bund yield breaks below zero for the first time in history (Wall Street Journal)
  • The Fed has to address falling inflation expectations. (economistsview.typepad)
  • Wal-Mart will stop selling the gun whose only purpose is to massacre dozens of innocent people and make inadequate men feel better about themselves (New York Times)
  • Why Microsoft ($MSFT) is borrowing the money to buy LinkedIn ($LNKD). (bloomberg)
  • Online retailers are taking a bite out of Mattress Firm ($MFRM) sales. (jeffmatthewsisnotmakingthisup.blogspot)
  • Poor performance and fee pressures: the bad news continues for hedge funds. (nytimes)
  • Chinese students post nude pictures as online loan collateral (People.cn)
  • Salesforce.com ($CRM) is launching a $50 million incubator for cloud-related startups. (wsj)
  • Why LinkedIn ($LNKD) became a big business. (strategy-business)
  • Some books founders should read at each stage of development. (medium)
  • Each LinkedIn ($LNKD) member is worth about $250 a pop. (inc)
  • Why isn’t weak productivity growth hurting US equities? (next.ft)
  • The surprising story of a startup founder who turned down money and shut his startup. (medium)
  • Analysts react to Apple’s WWDC (Barron’s)
  • Believe it or not – what we can learn about having an open mind from Genghis Kahn (Farnam Street)
  • Greggy: The long bond can keep going higher (Dragonfly Capital)

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