06/30/15 – Tuesday Interest-ing Reads

  • We are not a nation of freelancers. (economy)
  • Why smart people often make horrible investors. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Doug Litowitz, “CNBC is an electronic shaman for investors.” (thealphapages)
  • Are venture capital returns power-law distributed? (reactionwheel)
  • 5 reasons billionaires should hate runaway wealth inequality (eclectablog)
  • Airbnb’s rise has attracted competition in certain verticals. (techcrunch)
  • Rising stock prices are putting a crimp in potential M&A activity. (ft)
  • Everybody, including Apple ($AAPL), hates iTunes. (qz)
  • A profile of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky. (fortune)
  • Only 3% of Americans are legally allowed to invest in startups. (qz)
  • The Chinese equity bubble has popped. Where does that rank on the country’s issues? (blogs.ft)
  • Blackstone ($BX) and Blackrock ($BLK) are getting into each other’s businesses. (bloomberg)
  • The best companies, like Danaher ($DHR), consistently grow book value per share over time. (valueplays)
  • How Greece might affect the Fed’s next move. (economistsview.typepad)
  • Study: Even fraud-savvy investors often look for the wrong red flags (eurekalert)
  • The rare case of an activist investor who wants a company to get bigger, not smaller. (wsj)
  • An explainer for the excuses VCs use when passing. (hunterwalk)
  • Start-ups are finding the best workers are employees, not contractors. (nytimes)
  • How has US oil production reacted to Saudi policy? (soberlook)
  • What does success for Apple ($AAPL) Music look like? (aboveavalon)
  • Custodians’ payments to RIAs for fund picks raise eyebrows (investmentnews)
  • The lack of affordable US homes is turning high-earning Americans into renters, too (qz)
  • A Shortage of Tools for Betting Against China (wsj)
  • How Apple ($AAPL) Music compares to other streaming services. (theverge)
  • How crowdfunding levels the field for female founders. (fastcompany)
  • Airbnb is taking over central Paris. (graphics.wsj)
  • A bet on $GREK is a bet on Greek banks. (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot)
  • How much more pain can Greece take? (bonddad.blogspot)
  • Hulbert:U.S. investors are dumping stocks for the wrong reason (marketwatch)
  • Apple ($AAPL) Music is rich with features but is complicated. (recode)
  • Four business ideas from Peter Thiel’s “Zero to One.”* (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Do market labels matter all that much? (adamhgrimes)
  • Three things you can do to build a team of loyalists not mercenaries. (avc)
  • Your pitch deck needs to tell a story. (avc)
  • Chinese Stocks Surge After Posting The Biggest Intraday Swing Since 1992 (bloomberg)
  • Remembering the Can-Do Charm (and Fierce Temper) of Wall St. Legend Jimmy Lee (vanityfair)
  • Why Apple ($AAPL) Music will be a better deal for artists. (beyonddevic.es)
  • Now that companies are staying private longer it is complicated employee equity compensation. (aaronkharris)
  • Study Suggests That Google Has Its Thumb on Scale in Search (nytimes)
  • High growth companies are staying private longer: what that means for public investors. (ivanhoff)

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