07/22/15 – Wednesday Interest-ing Reads

  • The 50 best schools for computer science. (businessinsider)
  • Why we should be surprised entrenched entrants oppose Uber. (psyfitec)
  • Wealthy retirees still save a significant part of their guaranteed incomes. (time)
  • The contrarian case for gold and gold miners. (thefelderreport)
  • Investors eat dollar-weighted returns. (thealephblog.tumblr)
  • 50 Cent: My true net worth is like $4 million and everything is rented (Business Insider)
  • Four things to know about asset allocation. (vanguardblog)
  • Comparing China’s stock market bust to 1929 and Japan in 1989. (qz)
  • Just how badly has the Fed been punishing savers this decade. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Are we still in the middle of the economic expansion? (pragcap)
  • Dollar-weighted returns tell a dismal story about how Hussman investors have fared (Aleph Blog)
  • We really don’t know all that much about investment manager processes. (researchpuzzle)
  • Tim Edwards, “the average hedge fund looks like a fixed blend of cheap investments, at high cost.” (etftrends)
  • Three hard learned lessons that a retirement expert learned along the way. (bloomberg)
  • Summer reading season isn’t over! Tadas has book recommendations for you: (Abnormal Returns)
  • It’s pretty easy to replicate a hedge fund portfolio with ETFs (Indexology)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is mum on Watch sales. (recode)
  • ETF statistics for June 2015. (investwithanedge)
  • Pump-and-dump dirtbags in Florida arrested for the JPMorgan hack (USA Today)
  • Saving money is boring but effective. (nytimes)
  • The case for MLPs. (sl-advisors)
  • Markets were disappointed by Apple’s ($AAPL) Q3 strong earnings. (bloomberg)
  • Hedge funds are getting ready for the next big short: Junk bond ETFs (Wall Street Journal)
  • A review of the robo-advisor space. (marketwatch)
  • Vanguard is quickly adding assets to its Personal Advisor Services group. (riabiz)
  • Behold the rise in 52-week lows. (shortsideoflong)
  • Jeff Currie (Goldman) is talking about sub-$1000 gold. (MarketWatch)
  • Is going to brunch a good way to reach Millennial clients? (bloomberg)
  • A buy signal awaits for emerging market equities. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Yahoo has absolutely no idea what to do with itself. Mayer’s talking about refocusing as a search engine. (Quartz)
  • Wall Street weighs in on Apple’s quarterly report (Business Insider)
  • The case for gold: a low correlation with equities. (alphabaskets)
  • Barry interviewed Howard Marks for this week’s Masters In Business. Listen here: (TRB)
  • Reducing the value of financial advisors to their fees misses the point. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Home sales are at an eight and a half year high. (nytimes)
  • Wells Fargo ($WFC) is now the world’s biggest bank by market cap. (wsj)
  • Donald Trump was a stock market disaster. (marketwatch)
  • Why target-date funds shouldn’t be managed on auto-pilot. (blog.abglobal)
  • Hackers manage to break into a Jeep and kill its engine while someone is driving. Sleep tight. (Wired)
  • Benchmarking how much high net worth investors pay for investment management services. (online.barrons)
  • A shakeout is coming for all those yield seekers in the high yield bond market. (thereformedbroker)
  • There has never been a better time to be a young investor. (maliceforall)
  • Has the debt cycle swung too far? (economicmusings)
  • 23 successful introverts. (inc)

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