07/14/16 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Earnings from the world’s biggest investor give a clear picture of everything happening in the market right now (Business Insider)
  • What next for SoftBank? (next.ft)
  • When did parenting become a job? An excerpt from Alison Gopnik’s "The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children." (wsj)
  • Look under the hood of you fund. Don’t rely on the label. (vanguardblog)
  • Exhaustion is not unique to our technology-filled age. (aeon.co)
  • Why you are a horrible investor and you don’t even know it. An excerpt from Jakab Spencer’s "Heads I Win, Tails I Win." (wsj)
  • Hedge fund investors are quick to dump underperformers. (ritholtz)
  • The four characteristics of those in the C-suite. (review.chicagobooth.edu)
  • Prime Day was huge for Amazon ($AMZN). (next.ft)
  • On the Internet everyone seems to have their own facts. (theguardian)
  • JPMorgan beats (Zero Hedge)
  • Marie Kondo is training a cadre of teachers to help Americans de-clutter. (nytimes)
  • Paul Smith, "Active managers need to reinvent themselves." (institutionalinvestor)
  • WTF? "How a Surprise Upturn in U.S. Growth Could Trigger the Next Recession" (Real Time Economics)
  • Ivy League graduates dominate the list of top hedge fund managers. (institutionalinvestor)
  • One trait all successful hedge fund managers share. (finance.yahoo)
  • Would a work-free world be all that bad? (theatlantic)
  • Slow decision makers make for better strategists. (hbr)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims continue to stay well below 300k. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Fund managers like AllianceBernstein ($AB) are building their own trading platforms. (businessinsider)
  • You can’t have genius without a tolerance for failure. (farnamstreetblog)
  • The first batch of confirmed speakers for the Evidence-Based Investing Conference have been announced! (TRB)
  • Why so many people got blindsided by Brexit. (psyfitec)
  • China hacked the FDIC – and US officials covered it up (CNN Money)
  • It seems like we need much faster house price growth to spur new construction. (bloomberg)
  • Lunch with Philip Tetlock co-author of "Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction." (next.ft)
  • on the really, really long-term returns of stocks… (The Irrelevant Investor)
  • Overworked Americans are not taking their vacation. (npr)
  • Hedge funds suffer from groupthink. (businessinsider)
  • Nobody is better than Facebook ($FB) is gaining and keeping your attention. (redef)
  • Jeffrey Gundlach’s DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund is having a rough 2016. (fortune)
  • Why Ultralow Interest Rates Are Here to Stay (Wall Street Journal)
  • Leadership lesson from CEO coach Bill Campbell. (fortune)
  • Robo-advisor Betterment crosses $5 billion in AUM. (bloomberg)
  • A dozen things learned about investing and business from The Simpsons. (25iq)
  • Startup OpenDoor looks to make Treasury trading easier. (next.ft)
  • On the underrated value of ‘doing nothing.’ (medium)
  • Headphones are everywhere. What does it mean for society? (newyorker)
  • Economic-sensitive sectors are out of favor. (dashofinsight)
  • How electronic trading killed futures trading floors and the entry level opportunities they provided for the non-credentialed. (next.ft)
  • European Stock Strategists Double Down on Gloom After Brexit (Bloomberg)

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