06/24/15 – Wednesday Interest-ing Reads

  • Where did all the public listings go? (bloombergview)
  • Americans’ Net Worth Reaches High of $84.9 Trillion (wsj)
  • IBM ($IBM) is cozying up with Box. (fortune)
  • Slack is ready for Wall Street. Compliance issues abound. (bloomberg)
  • Rules and tactics on using donor-advised funds. (kitces)
  • Larry Swedroe on Neuberger Berman Funds’ “value subtraction” (ETF.com)
  • Wal-Mart, American bellwether, and the Confederate flag (washingtonpost)
  • Charles Schwab ($SCHW) is opening up its robo platform to advisors. (investmentnews)
  • What’s Your Philosophy? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Why Facebook ($FB) should buy Slack. (howardlindzon)
  • Use everyday life to teach kids about money. (blogs.wsj)
  • As U.S. Probes $12.7 Trillion Treasury Market, Trader Talk Is a Good Place to Start (Bloomberg)
  • Why Chasing Stock Returns Could Cost You $1.9 Million (thestreet)
  • How should we think about the 60/40 portfolio? (theirrelevantinvestor.tumblr)
  • Wal-Mart, EBay pulling Confederate flag products (latimes)
  • Don’t Fight The Market (alhambrapartners)
  • Taylor Swift Is a Music Business Genius: A Reading List (blog.longreads)
  • Some hedge funds are doing better than the flat S&P 500 this year. I’m bringing munchkins, you bring the fruit punch (Wall Street Journal)
  • Saying that a stock is “overbought” tells you nothing about its future direction (Dragonfly Capital)
  • Charles Schwab ($SCHW) is pushing forward with robo-solutions. (pragcap)
  • Under what conditions would quants blow up (again)? (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot)
  • Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? (nytimes)
  • Why squeezing returns from target-date funds is going to be more difficult going forward. (blog.abglobal)
  • Why you should take a “total wealth” approach to financial planning. (etf)
  • Warren Buffett needs a weak board of directors to prosper (MarketWatch)
  • 25 things you should know before you open a brokerage account. (alphabaskets)
  • The US needs more housing. (valueplays)
  • Are Treasuries Poised for a Breakdown ? (Fundamentalis)
  • Shaq wants to get you access to IPOs. (blogs.wsj)
  • How quickly should you adopt a new ETF? (nasdaq)
  • Is Portugal the next Greece? (ft)
  • Greg Zuckerman on US Bancorp’s clever bond market maneuvers (Wall Street Journal)
  • There are always potential conflict issues when managing outside money. (fortune)
  • When work expands outside of office hours, what then for the spouse? (wsj)
  • Krugman Battles the Austerians! (bloomberg)
  • Dov Charney of American Apparel sends amazing emails to the hotties that work there (Buzzfeed)
  • Some big mutual funds that continue to charge high fees. (news.morningstar)
  • The best time of day to get stuff done. (fastcompany)
  • Tadas on unconscious bias (Abnormal Returns)
  • Can Roku continue the navigate the space between Apple ($AAPL) and Google ($GOOG). (fastcompany)
  • Why one advisor does not use risk profile questionnaires. (etf)
  • Why IBM Moved To Index Investing (rebalance-ira)
  • The secret effort to save five US hostages in Syria (New Yorker)
  • The Republicans have a pope problem (economist)
  • Do AUM fees make sense for financial advice? (blogs.wsj)
  • Home Values in Half of Top 300 U.S. Markets Achieve Full Price Recovery (worldpropertyjournal)
  • How robo-advisors can garner $2 trillion in AUM. (bloomberg)
  • Bank customers are increasingly embracing mobile banking. (blogs.wsj)
  • Being “superrich” sounds exhausting. (nytimes)
  • How to Spot Crowded Trades That the Shoeshine Boy Missed (bloomberg)
  • A review of the robo-advisor space. (nytimes)
  • Why some countries work less? (bloombergview)
  • Josh Brown on how advisors can use social media to reach clients. (etf)

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