08/05/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Jerry Colonna, Brad Feld and Fred Wilson talk 20 years of startup wisdom. (reboot.io)
  • Episodes of sudden car acceleration are entirely driver-related. (revisionisthistory)
  • DO NOT MISS: Barry’s Masters In Business podcast this week is with Danny Kahneman! (Bloomberg)
  • The July NFP Report was a blowout. (calculatedriskblog)
  • As Erdogan steers his country back toward the 14th century, Moody’s weighs a cut to junk (Bloomberg)
  • It’s Jobs Friday (Calculated Risk)
  • A surprisingly diverse discussion of the meaning of emoji. (a16z)
  • Gavyn Davies and Tyler Cowen discuss the productivity puzzle. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Ryan Holiday author of "The Ego is the Enemy" visits Talks at Google. (youtube)
  • The last coal miner in France loses his job. The end of an era (Independent)
  • T-Mobile ($TMUS) has caught up with Verizon ($VZ) on network speed. (fool)
  • Can a game show ever really lose? (npr)
  • How indexing scales. (vanguardblog)
  • Exploration beats goal-setting. (investorfieldguide)
  • Taconic’s Ken Brody returns to the game (Reuters)
  • A talk with Virginia Heffernan author of "Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art." (recode)
  • Everybody will be reading the new hotness from Mauboussin this weekend, don’t sleep (Credit Suisse)
  • Investors are fleeing inverse ETFs. (jlfmi.tumblr)
  • Life is all about trade-offs. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • How can pirates get insurance on their boats? (bloomberg)
  • Apple ($AAPL) wants to build the next TV Guide. (recode)
  • Ten ideas to make politics less worse. (freakonomics)
  • Index does not necessarily mean low cost. (vanguardinstitutionalblog)
  • I ran the CIA and here’s who I’m backing for president… (New York Times)
  • Shane Parrish talks with sommelier Véronique Rivest. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Y’all hear the one about the mayonnaise ponzi scheme yet? (Bloomberg)
  • Why wealth management profits are under pressure. (finance.yahoo)
  • MetLife got dragged yesterday (Barron’s)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Gianni Kovacevic author of “My Electrician Drives a Porsche?: Investing in the Rise of the New Spending Class." (ritholtz)
  • In the end Tesla ($TSLA) shareholders are betting on Elon Musk. (nytimes)
  • Investors have placed a one-way bet on Uber—which made us want to find a way to short it (Quartz)
  • On the "sordid and petty nature" of insider trading. (bloomberg)
  • Firing a manager is more about expectations than performance. (mullooly)
  • Adam Kucharski author of "The Perfect Bet" visits Talks at Google. (youtube)
  • Why Viacom ($VIA) needs to take some strategic risks. (recode)
  • The Fed is coming around to the secular stagnation view, these are the books you need to read to keep up (Bloomberg)
  • Do not invest based on any single NFP report. (thereformedbroker)

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