07/02/15 – Thursday Interest-ing Reads

  • A look at Chemours ($CC) the DuPont ($DD) spinoff. (ft)
  • How not to be misled by data. (wsj)
  • Subscription models are once again in vogue. (ft)
  • Another decent employment report in June. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Can the NutriBullet Pro transform your life? (slate)
  • How Uber takes over a city with lobbyists. (bloomberg)
  • The nature of ownership is changing before our eyes. (stratechery)
  • The world without work. (theatlantic)
  • How Jacques Pepin saved one man’s life. (gq)
  • The Smartest Man in Europe is Wild about Innovation (blackstone)
  • Not surprisingly investors are nervous about China A shares. (blogs.barrons)
  • Ten tips for writing a book without having your head explode. (jasonzweig)
  • A profile of Howard Marks: an excerpt from “The Great Minds of Investing” by William Green and Michael O’Brien.* (observer)
  • Putting into perspective the drop in China’s stock market. (bloomberg)
  • Oil’s Decline Is Making Your Fourth of July Barbecue Cheaper (bloomberg)
  • Sources of stock-market fluctuations: New evidence (voxeu)
  • The 401(k) plan is begging for disruption. (finiculture)
  • U.S. Companies Are Stashing $2.1 Trillion Overseas to Avoid Taxes (bloomberg)
  • Univision is going public. (wsj)
  • Japanese retail investors went crazy for a Toyota ($TM) convertible offering. (ft)
  • Just how real is the STEM shortage? (nybooks)
  • The July Mutual Fund Observer is out with highlights from the Morningstar ($MORN) Investor Conference. (mutualfundobserver)
  • Why this Chinese stock bubble is different. (ft)
  • Part 2 of the big Sony hack story. (fortune)
  • Drug cops took a college kid’s savings and now 13 police departments want a cut (washingtonpost)
  • Bubble wrap has lost some of its pop. (wsj)
  • Switzerland has a Swiss Franc problem. (bloombergview)

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