07/23/15 – Thursday Interest-ing Reads

  • Ritholtz: Tesla Just Did Something Really Big (Bloomberg View)
  • The Nikkei buys the FT. (techcrunch)
  • Some perspective on the death of the free-ranging Internet. (medium)
  • 7 straight quarters of declining sales at McDonalds USA (LA Times)
  • What makes a longform piece go viral? (fastcompany)
  • The problem with bond indexing. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • World equity markets are still in a bull market. (shortsideoflong)
  • Still no sign of a pick up in weekly initial unemployment claims. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why it’s ok to ignore your portfolio. (etf)
  • A profile of Nic Pizzolatto creator of the True Detective series. (vanityfair)
  • An interview with Daniel Kahneman author of “Thinking Fast and Slow.”* (theguardian)
  • A review of the science of yoga. (vox)
  • The challenge of long-term investing (Irrelevant Investor)
  • Why real interest rates are a threat to gold. (thereformedbroker)
  • Should we be worried about a tighter labor market? (ryandetrick.tumblr)
  • An oral history of the deadly 1995 heat wave in Chicago. (chicagomag)
  • Some one who actually likes what Marissa Mayer is doing at Yahoo ($YHOO). (peridotcapital)
  • Are media companies becoming wire services? (vox)
  • How Aggregation Theory explains the biggest industry shifts in the Internet era. (stratechery)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is quickly iterating the Apple Watch. (nytimes)
  • Why HBO is a great landing spot for Bill Simmons. (lefsetz)
  • Nikkei is buying the Financial Times for $1.39 billion (MarketWatch)
  • Commodities have become a bottomless pit across the board (Bloomberg)
  • Market timing with value and momentum (Alpha Architect)
  • One of the largest ranches in the US is for sale for a cool $725 million. (bloomberg)
  • The equal-weighted Nasdaq 100 ($QQEW) is weakening on a relative basis. (jlfmi.tumblr)
  • Meet Ben Schlappig of FlyerTalk who pretty much flies for a living. (rollingstone)
  • Why the blockchain matters. (wired.co.uk)
  • The Riskalyze Report: Advisors Bailing on Commodity Funds (TRB)

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