06/23/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • From Stimulus to Monetary Mayhem (realclear)
  • 17 Things Millennials Are Completely Ruining (marketwatch)
  • Where the World’s Wealthiest Spend Their Weekends (bloomberg)
  • Bitcoin Bubble Will Turn Into Mania Before It Bursts (forbes)
  • Haters gonna hate. Stephen Dubner talks with Charles Koch of Koch Industries. (freakonomics)
  • Tim Ferriss travels to Uzbekistan with Kevin Kelly and comes up with a bunch of travel tips. (tim.blog)
  • Gangs of aggressive killer whales are shaking down Alaska fishing boats for their fish (nationalpost)
  • The Stock Market’s Advance Narrows, a Worrying Sign (realclearmarkets)
  •  Downtowns Reinvented Themselves. So Can Malls. (bloomberg)
  • Dividend Cuts = Recessionary Conditions (blogspot)
  • Can Money Actually Buy Happiness? (dailyworth)
  • Home Bias Blues: Investors Really Should Get Out More (beta.morningstar)
  • Charlie Munger: Al Gore Is ‘An Idiot’ But Became Rich With This Strategy (cnbc)
  • What are Millennials doing with their money? (thereformedbroker)
  • 26 questions the White House has promised to answer but hasn’t (abcnews.go)
  • In Bezos We Trust (wsj)
  • Jack Goldsmith’s talks with Dan Drezner author of "The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas." (lawfareblog)
  • Kalanick’s Legacy Is One of Brilliance (fee)
  • David Beckworth talks with Brett Swanson and Michael Mandel about how technology is going to transform physical industries. (soundcloud)
  • You can’t do creative work if you don’t have some down time. (heleo)
  • Valuations point to there being more value outside the US. (beta.morningstar)
  • Economic Growth Amid Policy Shifts (pimco)
  • Investors Are Too Focused on Outcomes Rather Than the Risks (bloomberg)
  • Long Bond Fever (bloomberg)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks venture capital and entrepreneurship with Andy Rachleff CEO of Wealthfront. (investorfieldguide)
  • The daily CME ($CME) cheese auction is moving online. (wsj)
  • Please, Save Your Praise For Uber’s Board & Investors (project-syndicate)
  • This guy would be the perfect CEO for Uber. (dealbreaker)
  • The Hardest Thing (pensionpartners)
  • The first decade of Blackstone ($BX) as a public entity has been pretty ho-hum. (nytimes)
  • The Wisdom of Crowds & Government Bonds (creditwritedowns)
  • How Big Is Bitcoin, Really? This 1 Chart Puts It All Into Perspective (marketwatch)
  • Forget Equities, Bonds Are Where the Real Action Is (realclearmarkets)
  • Meet America’s Out-of-Work (brookings)
  • The power of index providers like MSCI ($MSCI) keep growing. (bloomberg)
  • Brett McKay talks with Chris Fussell author of "One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams." (artofmanliness)
  • Panio Gianopoulos, "To get growth and adaptation, whether physical or mental, you have to have rest." (heleo)
  • Burton Malkiel: Straying from His Index-Fund Gospel (nytimes)
  • Amazon May Dominate 3 Megatrends of 21st Century (thefiscaltimes)
  • Reid Hoffman talks with Sheryl Sandberg about how hiring needs change during fast growth. (art19)
  • Jeff Bezos Just Handed Corporate America $50 Billion Question (businessinsider)
  • The CEO That Uber Needs Was Forced Out the Other Day (bloomberg)
  • How Tampa Turned a Dead Zone Into a Downtown (politi.co)
  • Nobody’s happier about Uber’s troubles than Lyft. (vox)
  • Is It Possible for Investors to Outlast the Stock Market? (usnews)
  • I did a podcast talking about blogging and writing an e-mail newsletter. (soundcloud)
  • Summer Fridays are all the rage. (bloomberg)
  • When "Helicopter Parents" Hover, Even in Workplace (nytimes)
  • Patience is a rare commodity among investors. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Ned Davis about four traits all successful investors possess. (ritholtz)
  • Warren Buffett’s investment in Home Capital is already showing a profit. (business.financialpost)
  • The Senate Health Care Bill Really Is Meaner Than House’s (slate)
  • How Traditional Econ. Models Must Account for Emotions (city-journal)
  • America’s Banks Are Really, Really Healthy (cnn)
  • Marc Cohodes had Home Capital right until Warren Buffett showed up. (bloomberg)
  • So, You Want a Swiss-Style Health-Care System? (nationalreview)
  • The Fed’s Forecasts Don’t Make Sense (bloomberg)
  • How Two Common Medications Became One $455 Million Specialty Pill (propublica)
  • Millennials are slowly taking over the US economy. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Scotty, we need more Treasury bonds! (macromon.wordpress)
  • Biotech Breaks Out, Bulls Rejoice (barrons)
  • The Wheels Come Off: Uber Can’t Be Fixed (nakedcapitalism)
  • Nat’l Tax Reformers Should Look to Alaska for Landmines (realclearmarkets)
  • The Random Walker Walks It Back (pragcap)
  • What’s CRISPR? And how it is going to change pretty much everything around genetics and medicine. (freakonomics)
  • Eric Jackson and Jeff Macke talk about the retail earthquake. (soundcloud)
  • Thoughts on Why the Stock Market Keeps Going Up, Up, Up (nypost)
  • Steve Pomeranz talks with Monish Pabrai about value investing. (stevepomeranz)
  • Can Uber ever make money? (ft)
  • Marc Maron talks with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon screenwriters, among other things, of the movie "The Big Sick." (wtfpod)
  • Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Chris Burniske about Bitcoin and the ICO boom. (bloomberg)

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