06/15/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • If you are getting a PhD don’t count on a job in academia. (wsj)
  • What really happened between AdvisorShares and Charles Biderman of TrimTabs (RIA Biz)
  • Why 20-somethings should download Acorns. (bankers-anonymous)
  • A spreadsheet only get so far when dealing with money fears. (nytimes)
  • 7 things learned from architecture school. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Ben Thompson on the Microsoft and Apple “double down” (Stratechery)
  • Why having a well-defined investment philosophy is so important to advisors. (sellwoodconsulting)
  • How money destroys relationships. (timmaurer)
  • Sherlock Holmes on how to be a better investor. (fool)
  • A look at how fund managers are currently allocated (Fat Pitch)
  • Costs, contributions and asset allocation: which matter the most in saving for retirement? (news.morningstar)
  • Why does anyone still listen to Jim Cramer? (huffingtonpost)
  • ETF statistics for May 2016. (investwithanedge)
  • How Farnam Street optimizes for loyalty, not page views. (new.huffingtonpost)
  • The Saudi Aramco IPO “can really be thought of as an I.P.O. of the whole country.” (nytimes)
  • Studying history is great but it does not forecast the future. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • A strong jobs market is associated with low stock market returns. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Who will benefit when the Fed starts raising rates? Not bank savers. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • IEX is poised to get approval from the SEC to become a full-fledged stock exchange. (wsj)
  • Investment bankers should always have an ‘exit strategy’ at the ready. (businessinsider)
  • The just opened Shanghai Disney park has huge potential (New York Times)
  • Think about your assets as being in three buckets. (finance.yahoo)
  • Andrew Caspersen’s legal defense is that he has a gambling problem, isn’t greedy (DealBook)
  • Is there too low a bar to provide financial advice? (nytimes)
  • Why doesn’t Apple ($AAPL) have its own VC arm? (marketwatch)
  • Reverse mortgages are becoming downright respectable. (nytimes)
  • “Barefoot is building a new breed of chip that will alter the inner workings of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and LinkedIn.” (Wired)
  • Investment banks need to become “information companies.” (businessinsider)
  • Factor ETS are the future. (next.ft)
  • James Gorman isn’t giving up on FICC at Morgan Stanley (Bloomberg)
  • The case for recent spinoff Armstrong Flooring ($AFI). (stockspinoffinvesting)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) just bought a stake in Soundcloud. (recode)
  • Simplified 401(k) sign-ups work. (time)
  • Should this guy tell his wife about his stock options? (slate)
  • No one is more fucked than Barclays on a “Leave” vote (eFinancialCareers)
  • What’s the most important advice you would pass on to your children? (castlebaram)
  • Not so fast. China A-shares will NOT be included in MSCI indices any time soon. (bloomberg)
  • BAML’s Global Financial Stress Index hits 2011 levels (Zero Hedge)
  • Stock market millionaires forge their own paths. (sparkfin)
  • Larry Summers says the Fed keep making the same mistake over and over again (Washington Post)

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