07/13/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A guide to market order types. (sparkfin)
  • Index providers, like MSCI ($MSCI), are very powerful. (bloomberg)
  • How the unrest of the 1960s compares to today, according to the people who lived through it (washingtonpost)
  •  Hedge-Fund Investors Dump Laggards, 84% Redeem in First Half &#xA0 (bloomberg)
  • This fund manager pushed Nintendo to get into mobile gaming. (wsj)
  • Facebook ($FB) Live is opening up the company to all sorts of questions/controversy. (stratechery)
  • Texas Open-Carry Laws Blurred Lines Between Suspects and Marchers (nytimes)
  • Linking spending to sacrifice is a lost cause. (thebillfold)
  • Why most retirees will never spend down their portfolio. (kitces)
  • The juggernaut that is Amazon ($AMZN). (bloomberg)
  • 10 apps to help you manage your money. (ypinsider)
  • Smaller companies are less generous in their 401(k) plans. (investmentnews)
  • Ireland’s GDP has gotten a big boost from tax inversions. (nytimes)
  • The case for value stocks. (capitalspectator)
  • Democrats Will Learn All the Wrong Lessons From Brush With Bernie: Instead of a reality check for the party, it’ll be smugness redoubled&#xA0 (rollingstone)
  • If disaster can befall Sequoia Fund who isn’t above suspicion? (thereformedbroker)
  • The S&P 500 share count is set to decline in 2016. (wsj)
  • In praise of bond ladders. (etf)
  • In New York, a Falling Market for Trophy Homes in the Sky (nytimes)
  • Want to have a happy retirement? Get fit now. (aaii)
  • Should fund managers invest in their own funds? Sorta, maybe… (beta.morningstar)
  • Four ways to increase retirement savings from Richard Thaler. (marketwatch)
  • Global Alternative Assets Soar to $6.2 Trillion (ai-cio)
  • It’s not easy detoxing a client from ‘financial pornography.’ (behaviorgap)
  • Music is in Apple’s ($AAPL) DNA. (aboveavalon)
  • Institutional investors are smoking dope in regards to expected returns. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Some Microsoft ($MSFT)-LinkedIn ($LNKD) skepticism. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • How to turn anxiety in excitement. (kottke)
  • Why golf has gone the way of the three-martini lunch (marketwatch)
  • 25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech (businessinsider)
  • Term spreads are declining around the globe. (econbrowser)
  • Sam Wyly’s battle with IRS, SEC reveals games of the superrich (marketwatch)
  • The Profit Motive Behind Financial Complexity (bloomberg)
  •  How the Carried Interest Loophole Makes the Super-Rich Super-Richer (capitalandmain)
  • More ugly financial advisor shenanigans. (tonyisola)
  • Why the world needs to come to terms with lower economic growth. (next.ft)
  • Customers love the Apple ($AAPL) Watch compared to other smartwatches. (fool)
  • Dallas Chief to Lawmakers: Do Your Job on Gun Control (thedailybeast)
  • Six lessons from Warren Buffett’s success. (thewaiterspad)
  • What high-fee mutual funds can learn from the Chicago Cubs. (tonyisola)

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