06/28/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How to use macroeconomics as an investing tool. (pragcap)
  • Seriously, stop obsessing about dividends. (mebfaber)
  • 21 Questions Answers with Fed Critic Danielle DiMartino Booth (hedgeye)
  • Penalize Carried Interest, Penalize Progress (fee)
  • This Is Why the Stock Market Will Probably Be Higher on Dec. 31 (marketwatch)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is the latest company to hook up with a rental car company to help test self-driving cars. (bloomberg)
  • How Skillful Timing Can Enhance Your Social Security by $250K (investors)
  • The Apple ($AAPL) Macbook vs. iPad Pro: it depends. (daringfireball)
  • Why you need to take an ‘adult recess’ at work. (qz)
  • Your phone is making you unhappy. (fastcompany)
  • Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust – Infographic by Goldman Sachs (goldmansachs)
  • Will China Save the American Economy? (theatlantic)
  • How Android Beat the iPhone to World Domination (cnn)
  • These Are the Best Gadgets to Make You Fit and Lose Weight (bloomberg)
  • What Jeff Sessions Gets Wrong About Marijuana: Medical use of cannabis is officially accepted — and is helping to limit opioid abuse. (bloomberg)
  • You Probably Can’t Afford That New Car You Just Bought (moneyish)
  • Wealthfront (and Burton Malkiel) are embracing a smart beat approach to investing. (nytimes)
  • Why aren’t European stocks doing even better? (themacrotourist)
  • Blogging can be great for advisors. One downside: compliance. (kitces)
  • Putting Shopping Center REITs to the Buffett Test (marketwatch)
  • You can’t be creative at work if you don’t feel ‘psychologically safe.’ (qz)
  • The top 300 US RIAs. (ft)
  • Indexing has not put Fidelity Investments out of business. (economist)
  • When money no longer motivates you. (financialsamurai)
  • A list of the 100 most influential financial advisors. (investopedia)
  • We Might Not Have Seen the Market Peak, but We’re Close (realclearmarkets)
  • The Stock Market Is Sending the Fed a Crucial Message (businessinsider)
  • Forget Obamacare, Here’s the Real Healthcare Crisis in America (cnbc)
  • The Blue Apron IPO is on sale. (dealbreaker)
  • The economic origins of the populist surge (ft)
  • D.C.’s Economic Makeover, Care of Presidents (com)
  • Nancy MacLean’s Scurrilous Attack on James Buchanan (libertylawsite)
  • A Sign to Go Slow on the $15 Minimum Wage (bloomberg)
  • A Growth Warning From The US Bond Market (ft)
  • Why publicly traded Uber shares would tell us a lot more about the company’s condition. (bloomberg)
  • Renting out your house is a big hassle. (humbledollar)
  • Speculators Are Really Long Bonds (knowledgeleaderscapital)
  • How can we fix a broken 403(b) system? (tonyisola)
  • Willpower vs. imagination: which leads to better decision-making. (nymag)
  • Why the EU Just Slapped Google With a Fine of $2.7 Billion (slate)
  • Five Opportunities in the Core Bond Market (pimco)
  • Investors Should Hang In There, Even If a Correction Occurs (realclearmarkets)
  • Deepest Dive Under Antarctica Reveals a Shockingly Vibrant World (nationalgeographic)
  • When the Mailman Unwittingly Becomes a Drug Dealer (wsj)
  • Stress Test Government, Not Banks (realclear)
  • Value Investing Is Not Dead If You Know How To Spot Value (forbes)
  • The Fed Is In a Deep Hole of Its Own Making (marketwatch)
  • 10 Harmless Mind Tricks That Make People Like You (cnbc)
  • Oil’s in a Bear Market, and Stocks Will Soon Follow (bloomberg)
  • Illinois Could Soon Become America’s First ‘Junk’ State (cnn)
  • The ten best ways to ruin your financial life. (nocturnecapital)
  • It’s Financial Suicide To Own A House (jamesaltucher)
  • In ten years your phone won’t be a phone. (wsj)
  • Bill Ackman’s Big Triumph Becomes His Biggest Problem (bloomberg)
  • On the value of keeping your car running a couple more years. (petetheplanner)
  • Why Democrats Can’t Win the White House in 2020 (thefiscaltimes)
  • The many problems with reverse mortgages. (whitecoatinvestor)
  • Hubris: Did Janet Yellen Really Say What I Think She Said? (hedgeye)
  • Does Addressing Bilateral Trade Imbalances Work? (project-syndicate)
  • How has Apple’s ($AAPL) culture changed ten years into the iPhone era? (mondaynote)
  • These People Are Shameless — Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage (forbes)
  • When do we need to worry about the declining slope of the yield curve? (capitalspectator)
  • $1 Million Paycheck? Skip College, Work in Lumberyard (realclearmarkets)
  • Why Buying a 10-Year-Old Car Is a Savvy Move (marketwatch)
  • Your phone is making you dumber. (qz)
  • Why Are Young People of the World Voting for Old Socialists? (thenation)
  • ETF Buyers Propel Stock Market Rally: Exchange-traded funds spent $98 billion buying U.S. stocks in first quarter, when other big buyers were stepping back (wsj)
  • Working from home is a luxury for the rich. (qz)
  • The iPhone revolution is about more than just Apple ($AAPL). (theverge)
  • Why Isn’t There An Uber For Air Travelers? Just Ask FAA (investors)

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