07/07/15 – Tuesday Interest-ing Reads

  • Not all the revenue momentum you see out there is real. (bothsidesofthetable)
  • Musings on China Market Mania (baldingsworld)
  • FDA Cloud Hangs Over Vape Shops (wsj)
  • Bankers can be seriously tone deaf and socially inept sometimes. (Guardian)
  • Hacking Team, the Surveillance Tech Firm, Gets Hacked (wsj)
  • Luxury Brands Have a Big Problem –Their Own Outlet Stores (businessinsider)
  • How to Make Sense of China’s Plummeting Stock Market (nytimes)
  • Tom Cruise is maybe breaking away from the Church of Scientology. Is it because of his daughter or was there a bigger societal development lately that makes him feel less fear? (Esquire)
  • Updating the asset class mosaic through June. (novelinvestor)
  • Silicon Alley’s first $10 billion startup is not a technology company. (dealbreaker)
  • The gold bear market has been long but not as sharp as historical examples. (shortsideoflong)
  • How Greece leaving the euro would actually work (vox)
  • What kind of companies do angel investors fund? (blog.mergelane)
  • Yanis Varoufakis:Angela Merkel has a red and a yellow button. One ends the crisis. Which does she push? (theguardian)
  • Bitcoin being forked? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Why momentum investing works. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • AirHelp wants to help airline customers get what is theirs from delayed flights. (businessinsider)
  • How the term ‘unicorn’ came to describe big, successful startups. (bits.blogs.nytimes)
  • What happens when you add a $VIX filter to a momentum strategy? (econompicdata.blogspot)
  • A problem with narrow index funds: front-running. (bloomberg)
  • Forget Bitcoin –What Is the Blockchain and Why Should You Care? (recode)
  • Wall Street is this medical-marijuana bidder’s secret weapon (crainsnewyork)
  • Buybacks and Dividends Are Making CEOs Even Richer, without creating any value (bloomberg)
  • Why aren’t there more female fund managers? (wsj)
  • The Sex Pistols’ Johnny Rotten has thoughts on Greece and the Confederate flag (MarketWatch)
  • How many angels is too many for a startup? (nytimes)
  • A solar future isn’t just likely –it’s inevitable (vox)
  • On the end of the global economic dip. (blogs.ft)
  • Do all-ETF portfolios make sense? (blogs.wsj)
  • Search After the Search Box: Google Now Pushes Into the Next Frontier of Mobile Behavior (recode)
  • China is hell-bent on propping up its stock market. (qz)
  • Some well-learned startup lessons from Chris Sacca. (dannorris.me)
  • Asshole of the Year 2015: competition is heating up but we now have a clear frontrunner (The Wrap)
  • Beijing fights back as all hell breaks loose in China’s stock market (Wall Street Journal)
  • A review of 5 important economic charts halfway through the year. (bonddad.blogspot)
  • How does New York compare to other startup hubs? (libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed)
  • It’s good to be a summer intern at the nations’ top law firms. (wsj)
  • A closer look at the Deutsche X-Trackers Municipal Infrastructure Revenue Bond Fund ($RVNU). (etftrends)
  • Reviewing 10 big economic questions for 2015. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Transports and utilities are lagging….badly. (ryandetrick.tumblr)
  • Hoax Phone Call Costs Hedge Fund $1.2 Million and CFO’s Job (Bloomberg)
  • ECB ready with anti-contagion arsenal (Financial Times)
  • Hacking Team hacked, attackers claim 400GB in dumped data (csoonline)
  • Trying to shed some light on depression in the startup world. (redef)
  • Are actively managed ETFs destined to remain a niche product? (ETF.com)
  • Brett Arends: The Apple Watch looks like a bust (MarketWatch)
  • You can now get CBS’s ($CBS) Showtime without a cable sub. (adweek)
  • The S&P 500 is now below its 200 day moving average. (thereformedbroker)

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