08/02/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why GOOG, FB, and Amazon Should Worry About Europe (fortune)
  • The August Mutual Fund Observer commentary is up with a look at why fund managers can’t duplicate what Warren Buffett does/did. (mutualfundobserver)
  • 10 Years After Bridge Collapse, America Is Still Crumbling (npr)
  • Why Won’t Millennials Embrace the Stock Market? (barrons)
  • A large cash holding does not make a low-risk fund. (beta.morningstar)
  • After Meg Whitman’s exit, Uber’s CEO search is down to only male candidates — as its board struggles and Travis Kalanick meddles (recode)
  • Things we will never believe happened 30 years from now. (humbledollar)
  • Men are going to bear the brunt of the robot revolution. (wired)
  • This might be the best investing book you’ll read all year (TRB)
  • CTA performance bounced back in July. (mrzepczynski.blogspot)
  • The Fed’s About to Try Something that Usually Leads to Recession (cnbc)
  • Why Bitcoin’s fork is a good thing. (bloomberg)
  • Unbelievable that people still trust this bank with their investments (A Teachable Moment)
  • Seven steps any aspiring hedge fund manager needs to keep in mind today. (linkedin)
  • Switzerland’s central bank has a $750 billion problem. (wsj)
  • How a One-Time Washout Explains the Modern NBA (wsj)
  • Unfortunately, Still a Plow-Horse Economy (realclear)
  • Index providers are finally pushing back against dual-class shares. (wsj)
  • Amazon Isn’t the No. 1 Villain in Retail Sector’s Demise (marketwatch)
  • The NFLPA is cleaning up its list of approved financial advisors. (advisorhub)
  • Yes, stocks are expensive. (validea)
  • Apple ($AAPL) revenue growth is reaccelerating. (recode)
  • How Facebook Won Back Teenage Clicks in the Age of Snapchat (slate)
  • Being an Apple ($AAPL) supplier can be a risky proposition. (bloomberg)
  • New Tesla Release Is Great, But Let’s Not Call It Progress (bloomberg)
  • Bill Miller Is Happily Running Money On His Own Risky Terms (forbes)
  • Volatility: Traders Betting Big on a Stock Market Shock (businessinsider)
  • A Focus on Benefits Will Not End the ‘War on Work’ (nationalreview)
  • Good luck trying to sterilize your kitchen sponge. (arstechnica)
  • What Exactly Does Dow 22,000 Even Mean? (barrons)
  • Fidelity has cut expenses on its stock and bond index funds to Vanguard-like levels. (investmentnews)
  • Two valuable money lessons worth learning. (humbledollar)
  • Your robo-advisor may have a conflict of interest. (bloomberg)
  • Protectionism Will Not Protect Jobs Anywhere (project-syndicate)
  • The New "Yuppies": How the Aspirational Class Expresses Its Status (newrepublic)
  • How to maximize your credit card rewards. (genyplanning)
  • With $10 billion in AUM Betterment is still fighting the competition. (fastcompany)
  • Good luck trying to pick a winner in the cryptocurrency horse race. (aswathdamodaran.blogspot.in)
  • Should financial advisors ‘put their name on the door’? (kitces)
  • Tax Reform America Needs (and Probably Won’t Get) (nytimes)
  • Don’t be a victim in retirement. (randomroger)
  • Rating the recent performance of various robo-advisor portfolios. (barrons)
  • Wall Street desperately wants you to take out a securities-backed loan. (wsj)
  • Dollar’s Fall Threatens Foreign Stock Markets (wsj)
  • Are older Americans doing better in retirement than reported? (census.gov)
  • Big banks are in the market for RIAs. (financial-planning)
  • If everyone is a robo-advisor, then no one is a robo-advisor. (thereformedbroker)
  • Here’s a Look at the Real Reason Car Sales Are Falling (bloomberg)
  • OPEC’s Game-Theory Dilemma (bloomberg)
  • Is Stock Market Nuts? No, Just Following Surging Profits, As Always (investors)
  • The July ADP National Employment Report was on track. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Five good reasons to strive for financial independence. (whitecoatinvestor)
  • Uber ain’t going anywhere. (bloomberg)
  • ISM Manufacturing: Steady, Broad Based Expansion Continues (realclear)
  • No Boom, No Bust (blogspot)
  • Older Americans Buck Trend of Decreased Homeownership (gallup)
  • An estate planning checklist. (beta.morningstar)
  • What will the next bear market look like? (fortunefinancialadvisors)
  • All the highlights from Apple’s shockingly triumphant quarter last night (Wall Street Journal)
  • Apple ($AAPL) Q3 earnings were a big surprise to the market. (qz)
  • 14 things Dave Ramsey gets right, and 8 things he gets wrong. (whitecoatinvestor)
  • 7 Things Growing Much Faster Than Inflation (cnn)
  • Dave Nadig on how PureFunds had its ETFs stolen (ETF.com)
  • What will you do when the bear market arrives (Stockcharts.com)
  • Why Investors Should Worry About China (marketwatch)
  • Palantir: the "special ops" tech giant that wields as much real-world power as Google (theguardian)
  • What really matters in life and investing. (danielsolin)
  • Some Charts That Paint a Long-Term Bullish Picture (ciovaccocapital)
  • Traders have to pay themselves or risk a blow up down the line. (medium)
  • Not much has changed in the credit ratings industry post-financial crisis. (bloomberg)
  • Sometimes you shouldn’t roll your 401(k) holdings into an IRA. (peterlazaroff)
  • Recovery is Not Resolution (project-syndicate)
  • Betterment clients can now text the company’s advisors. (businessinsider)
  • New Research Confirms Again There’s No Retirement Crisis (forbes)
  • The brilliant Aswath Damodaran weighs in on crytpo-currencies (Musings on Markets)
  • A modest proposal for $20 billion of Apple’s ($AAPL) $260 billion cash hoard. (thereformedbroker)
  • 5 Surefire Ways To Become A 401(k) Millionaire (forbes)
  • Dollars, Bonds, TIPS & Gold (knowledgeleaderscapital)
  • Why advisors love complex portfolios. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • How to Gauge When the Time Is Right For You to Retire (usatoday)
  • Inside Travis Kalanick’s Ongoing Fight to Retake Control at Uber (vanityfair)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is on a monetization path of its customers, like it or not. (stratechery)
  • Here’s How a Slap-Happy Market May Get Derailed (marketwatch)
  • The 2017 EyeEm Awards Finalists (eyeem)

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