06/18/15 – Thursday Interest-ing Reads

  • A Q&A with Nathaniel Popper author of ” Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money.”* (kernelmag.dailydot)
  • Does It Really Matter Exactly When the Fed Raises Rates? (nytimes)
  • The 100-year-old scientist who pushed the FDA to ban artificial trans fat (washingtonpost)
  • A dozen things learned from Mario Gabelli about investing. (25iq)
  • A primer on the light-speed world of high frequency trading. (suitpossum.blogspot.co.uk)
  • Five Years of Greek Misery Laid Bare in Five Depressing Charts (bloomberg)
  • Americans Are Again Getting More Worried About the Climate (nytimes)
  • Apple Watch: My most personal review ever (loopinsight)
  • Part one of the multi-part series on AB InBev ($BUD) the reigning king of beers. (ft)
  • An excerpt from Shane Ryan’s “Slaying the Tiger: A Year Inside the Ropes on the New PGA Tour.” (deadspin)
  • The train wreck that is the Caesars Palace leverage buyout. (fortune)
  • Will Retiring Baby Boomers Ruin Future Market Returns? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Adam Davidson about the making of “The Big Short” movie. (econtalk)
  • GOP bill would repeal federal ethanol mandate (thehill)
  • What is Code? (bloomberg)
  • This group is waging war on the Pope’s climate change plans (cnnphilippines)
  • Willmarket fear scare you out of stocks? (marketwatch)
  • Unicorns (stratechery)
  • Subaru has a problem: success. (bloomberg)
  • What Are You Afraid Of? (wsj)
  • The long history of technology and textiles. (aeon.co)
  • Rich people are jerks, explained (vox)
  • The battle over the American plate, via mail of course. (fastcompany)
  • June FOMC Recap (economistsview.typepad)
  • The rise of robots: who wins, who loses. (technologyreview)
  • How Maria Sharapova became the world’s wealthiest female athlete. (bloomberg)
  • What it’s like to be a commercial airline pilot. An excerpt from “Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot.”* (slate)

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