08/07/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The big banks have paid around $150 billion in fines from the financial crisis. (ft)
  • You can date the outset of the financial crisis to the failure of this obscure lender. (thebasispoint)
  • Countering West Coast Pull, by Helping Finance Start-Ups Sell in New York (nytimes)
  • Why younger generations are souring on ‘traditional liberal democracy.’ (papers.ssrn)
  • WTF does the ‘ETF sponsor’ do? (beta.morningstar)
  • Plans to Rethink America’s Malls Can’t Keep Up With Retail’s Collapse (bloomberg)
  • The Transformation of the Evolving ‘American Dream’ (nytimes)
  • You probably weren’t aware that Amazon ($AMZN) owns a bunch of (other) brands. (qz)
  • BlackRock, Vanguard Say Bond Market’s Got This Trade All Wrong (Bloomberg)
  • Millennials aren’t buy stock, they’re buying Bitcoin. (nytimes)
  • A Chat With Daniel Kahneman (collaborativefund)
  • Why companies fear Paul Singer. (bloomberg)
  • The reasoning behind the launch of the ProSports Sponsors ETF ($FANZ), (etf)
  • Why the next generation of financial advisors is better equipped to handle people’s money. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The best things on the internet don’t make any money (mashable)
  • Can you build a technology ETF without Apple ($AAPL) and Microsoft ($MSFT)? (barrons)
  • The NYSE keeps leaking ETF listings. (wsj)
  • As the stakes get raised, white-label ETF relationships are now more fraught. (etf)
  • Questions (alhambrapartners)
  • Individually Rational and Collectively Crazy&#xA0 (institutionalinvestor)
  • In 2007 the global financial markets were all moving in synch. (ft)
  • A look at the white-label ETF providers. (etf)
  • You’ve Never Heard of HNA Group, Here’s Why You Soon Will (fortune)
  • A lot of ETFs like the PowerShares Nasdaq 100 ETF ($QQQ) have a concentration problem. (ft)
  • Barry is back up at Camp Kotok again this week – here’s the latest on everyone’s outlook (ETF.com)
  • Impact Shares wants to become the first nonprofit to sponsor an ETF. (reuters)
  • Amid Murders and Insolvency, Chicago Patronage Grows (forbes)
  • Why Investors Should Pay No Mind to Market’s Seasonal Curse (marketwatch)
  • An Update on Charles Schwab’s Large Cap Bias (schwab)
  • Why is the Stock Market So High? (alephblog)
  • When Will This Wild Technology Market Finally Run Aground? (nytimes)
  • Netflix ($NFLX) has made its first acquisition. (wsj)
  • Why Invesco ($IVZ) should buy Guggenheim’s ETF business. (wsj)
  • More mutual funds launches this year than ETFs. (valuewalk)
  • Does it matter what you name your hedge fund? (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Mysterious Trader With "Nearly Unlimited Bankroll" Said To Manipulate, Dominate Price Of Bitcoin (Zero Hedge)
  • Now you can get $10 of your next order of Dearborn Denim jeans, khakis, belts etc. (rwrd.io)
  • Does the Fed (or Washington) matter to markets? Insights from Camp Kotok. (etf)
  • Many people are still scared of the stock market. (joefahmy)
  • Even If Somewhat Overstated, July Was Good Month for Jobs (realclear)
  • New York Remains a Costly Tax Mess, & It’s Only Getting Worse (realclearmarkets)
  • Value-oriented funds hate this rally as it leaves their style behind (Wall Street Journal)
  • Bitcoin exploded above $3000 for the first time this weekend (Bloomberg)
  • The ETF revolution is rolling in Europe as well. (bloomberg)
  • What’s Warren Buffett going to do with his $100 billion cash hoard? (bloomberg)
  • America Is Struggling With Economic Rot (bloomberg)
  • Stop saying active management works with bonds. (etf)
  • Italy’s stock market leads the G-7 YTD. (qz)
  • Not every engineer at Google ($GOOGL) or Facebook ($FB) is working their brains out. (businessinsider)
  • Channing Tatum’s Anti-Communist Manifesto: "Comrade Detective" is a wickedly funny new series streaming on Amazon Prime. (nationalreview)
  • Strong jobs growth makes it unlikely the Fed will alter their tightening policy. (economistsview.typepad)
  • The Apocalypse is (Always) Nigh (wordpress)
  • 401(k) Accounts Booming: What Should Investors Do? (usatoday)
  • How Air-Conditioning Conquered America (nytimes)
  • Instead of Making a Difference, Hollywood Sanitizes Poverty (nypost)

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