07/29/15 – Wednesday Interest-ing Reads

  • Financial Twitter’s Walking Dead. (maliceforall)
  • Hot new career: Videogame Coach (Wall Street Journal)
  • China stocks bounce back as intervention restores stability (Reuters)
  • A Twitter ($TWTR) turnaround could take a while. (benzinga)
  • One of the biggest value-add from financial advisors is “behavioral coaching.” (systematicrelativestrength)
  • For better or worse most Americans are handling their finance on their own. (thinkadvisor)
  • Greg Harmon on today’s Fed shenanigans and what it all means for the market (Dragonfly Capital)
  • Learning to code is the new “I’m getting my realtor’s license” (New York Times)
  • Six ways you should NOT invest. (bankers-anonymous)
  • You need a better e-mail font. (bloomberg)
  • Career-wise you will do well when you are serving others. (alephblog)
  • How far could gold overshoot on the downside? (marketwatch)
  • Rick Ferri’s top ten list of reasons NOT to invest. (rickferri)
  • The godfather of behavioral finance didn’t fare very well in the fund business (ETF.com)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) still has Facebook ($FB) envy. (slate)
  • Ten keys to a retirement system that works. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • A bunch of charts that are rolling over. (etftrends)
  • Chemical activity is pointing toward a better economy. (valueplays)
  • Nikkei planing to ride Financial Times to global clout (New York Times)
  • Just because you have interesting insights doesn’t mean it will translate into alpha. (etf)
  • Hulbert: What if gold dropped to $350 an ounce? (MarketWatch)
  • Three reasons why borrowing from a 401(k) plan is a bad idea. (forbes)
  • China’s stock bubble is a sideshow. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • High-fee S&P 500 index funds still exist. (fundreference)
  • How to teach your children about money. Insights from Ron Lieber’s “The Opposite of Spoiled.”* (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Three bullish charts. (pragcap)
  • Employees don’t necessarily value benefits at their cost. (washingtonpost)
  • Millennials may own more equities then they know via target-date funds in their 401(k) plans. (bloomberg)
  • How adaptability affects our ability to weather financial adversity. (alphabaskets)
  • Procter & Gamble ($PG) has a pricing problem. (qz)
  • How financial advisors can help investors close the behavior gap. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • How higher interest rates for anyone have to hold collateral. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • Don’t hire a financial advisor for their stock picks. (wsj)
  • Why Jack Dorsey should be the full-time CEO of Twitter ($TWTR). (stratechery)
  • David Merkel, “We can make investing easier by restricting the choices that you have to make to a few key ones.” (alephblog)
  • Noah Smith: Economists have trouble explaining bubbles because people should be rational and markets should be right (Bloomberg View)
  • Why have miners done so much worse than gold? (etf)
  • Has gold as an investment lost its luster? (bloomberg)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) seems stuck. (thereformedbroker)
  • Gen X is pretty cynical about the prospects for retirement. (institutionalinvestor)
  • (Bond) markets like having middlemen that know how to price stuff. (bloombergview)
  • You have to see value investing legend Charles Brandes’s house (Institutional Investor )

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