07/01/15 – Wednesday Interest-ing Reads

  • The 200 day moving average is nothing special. (priceactionlab)
  • Solar Cost Less than Half of What EIA Projected (rameznaam)
  • There Are Now More Stock Traders in China Than Communist Party Members – CANNOT EVEN (Bloomberg)
  • Can’t even – “Hedge Funds Fight to Save Puerto Rico Investments” (DealBook)
  • The June ADP private employment number is showing strong growth. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why Apple ($AAPL) Music is getting some album exclusives. (theverge)
  • What if risk-free returns go away slowly (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Ohmygod, really can’t even: Bill Gross has warned that his former employer’s liquidity management strategies are “counterintuitive” and prove high risk in the event of a major market shock. (CIO)
  • Think stocks are expensive? Think again. U.S. stock valuations may not be as high as you think (fidelity)
  • Apple ($AAPL) Music will draw more interest away from paid downloads. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • The June ISM Manufacturing report still shows continued growth. (crossingwallstreet)
  • The ‘summer of spinoffs’ is wreaking havoc on S&P indices. (stockspinoffs)
  • James Surowiecki, “Work is changing. The protection we offer workers should change as well.” (newyorker)
  • No-Respect U.S. Recovery May Wind Up Becoming Longest Ever (bloomberg)
  • The new Hillary emails – just stop, can’t even. (Business Insider)
  • ACE Agrees to Buy Chubb for $28.3 Billion (Wall Street Journal)
  • Julian Robertson (Tiger) did a rare TV appearance to talk Greece / China (Market Folly)
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccination law, one of nation’s toughest (latimes)
  • Timing matters: why returns matter closer to retirement. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Consuming Financial News Without Being Consumed By It (Jason Zweig)
  • Investor Appetite for Mutual Funds Cools: After years spent piling into mutual funds, mom-and-pop investors are putting on the brakes (wsj)
  • What makes an advisor blog great? (thinkadvisor)
  • In praise of truly independent advisors. (rickferri)
  • Hedge funds and litigation: A brave new world (blog.oup)
  • Why we tell ourselves stories about our spending. (nytimes)
  • Good luck to the next Twitter ($TWTR) CEO. (theguardian)
  • Five ways to raise a financial adult. (maliceforall)
  • What true transparency looks like. (thinkadvisor)
  • Apple ($AAPL) Music is making listening a shared experience. (qz)
  • Custodians are paying RIAs for fund picks. (thereformedbroker)
  • Private equity is still in “sell down” mode. (bloomberg)
  • How major asset classes performed in June 2015: in short not so hot. (capitalspectator)
  • How the Greek Crisis Broke theTroika (pieria.co.uk)
  • A profile of James Osborne and his radically different solo planning practice. (riabiz)
  • No matter how you slice the situation in Puerto Rico is bad. (fusion)
  • What do eBay ($EBAY) and PayPal ($PYPL) look like post-spinoff? (microfundy)
  • Some Chinese Are Taking 22% Margin Loans to Finance Stock Purchases (bloomberg)
  • The joy of portfolio boredom. (alphabaskets)
  • Merrill Hires ‘Methuselah’ Barclays Advisor; “Bidding against themselves…” (AdvisorHUB)
  • The best trades from the first half of the year. (qz)
  • Bank trading operations are doing just fine, thank you. (qz)
  • Hedge funds are feeling the pain from their bets on Puerto Rico. (nytimes)
  • Why we need better data than GDP to measure the economy. (nytimes)
  • How Boomers will change the nature of retirement. (theatlantic)
  • Can’t even: Tsipras caves overnight – agrees to most of creditors’ terms. This is unbelievable! (Financial Times)
  • The Long-Term Effects of Hedge Fund Activism (columbialawreview)
  • I bet you can’t even guess what America’s favorite fast food chain is (TIME)
  • An interview with Mr. Money Moustache. (washingtonpost)
  • Between Kickstarter’s frauds and phenoms live long-delayed projects (arstechnica)
  • Why the grains have caught a bid. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)

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