08/07/15 – Friday Interest-ing Reads

  • Where’s theEvidence? (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • US companies are not done trying to to tax inversion deals. (wsj)
  • A record number of Hawaiian homes for sale over $20 million – including Neil Young’s new listing (Bloomberg)
  • ArePension FundsGetting What TheyPay For or Not? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Another ho-hum jobs report. (scottgrannis.blogspot)
  • A discussion with Robert Hagstrom author of “Investing: The Last Liberal Art. “* (beyondproxy)
  • All The Careers Launched By ‘The Daily Show’ In One Video (digg)
  • The launch of the Apple ($AAPL) Watch put the hurt on traditional watch sales. (bloomberg)
  • Hilsenrath: Even a huge miss in this morning’s jobs report won’t stop the September hike (Wall Street Journal)
  • Man vs. Bugs: Who’s Winning? In mankind’s age-old battle against bugs, we’ve come up with some pretty madcap measures (wsj)
  • Eric Jackson talks with Greg Zuckerman author of “The Frackers.”* (soundcloud)
  • Michael Covel talks with Eric Crittenden about trend following. (michaelcovel)
  • Nothing in the July NFP should change your opinion about the state of the economy. (nytimes)
  • The July NFP was largely in line with expectations. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Hedge Fund Losses From Commodity Slump Sparking Investor Exodus: Investors are demanding their money back as losses mount (bloomberg)
  • The smartphone is the engine of future waves of technology. (a16z)
  • Fox News anchors really ripped into Trump last night (New York Magazine)
  • The big boys are poised to push into the ETF market. (etf)
  • Jobs-wise why we should hope for a return to the 1990s. (bloombergview)
  • Jon Stewart, Sarcastic Critic of Politics and Media, Is Signing Off (nytimes)
  • Twitter’s ($TWTR) Vine is a sleeping giant. (qz)
  • These are the secret code words that let you criticize the Chinese government (washingtonpost)
  • What rising rates cannot do – predict returns. (Indexology)
  • Linear TV – and the ad dollars that accompany it – is going extinct, slowly but surely. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Jerry Colonna talks with Bijan Sabet about the tensions between founders and investors. (reboot.io)
  • Mortgage REITs are getting crushed by fears of higher interest rates. (bloomberg)
  • Debt markets: After the binge (ft)
  • The 21 most ridiculous products for sale at Whole Foods (The Chive)
  • Why long-term investors, like pension funds, are ideal owners of big, real assets. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Are investors asking too much of Apple ($AAPL) stock? (marketwatch)
  • Why investors are fearful of a ‘media meltdown.’ (latimes)
  • Poor performance is driving investors from commodity hedge funds. (ft)
  • A discussion with Carol Loomis, Warren Buffett’s editor extraordinaire. (longform)
  • Dan Pashman talks about obsession, sausage and the Chicago Cubs. (sporkful)
  • Yodlee is selling some of its data to investors. (wsj)
  • The Nasdaq is ripe with new highs (and new lows). (jlfmi.tumblr)
  • “Hell isEmptyand All theDevilsAre Here”:A Shakespearean guide to the Republican primaries. (mcsweeneys)
  • Iran is weak (noahpinionblog.blogspot)
  • Taylor Swift Reveals How She Stood Up to Apple (vanityfair)
  • The “Taxi King” of New York is hurting. (npr)

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