08/12/15 – Wednesday Interest-ing Reads

  • Some great lessons from the long, unexpected bull market. (news.morningstar)
  • Donald Trump Is Winning The Polls — And Losing The Nomination (fivethirtyeight)
  • Why bond funds don’t belong in a retirement portfolio. (advisorperspectives)
  • Indian managers are taking over the tech C-suite. (blogs.wsj)
  • Envestnet is rolling up the advisor technology space. (kitces)
  • What are clients paying for when they go to a financial advisor? (kitces)
  • Addressing Concerns Over Apple’s iPhone Growth (recode)
  • Six strategies to make your money work longer in retirement. (nytimes)
  • Should Social Security be considered a bond? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Beware of the bubble in stock market bubble warnings (marketwatch)
  • How Greece’s Drama Helped Balance Germany’s Books (blogs.wsj)
  • Goldman Sachs ($GS) is open-sourcing some of its algorithms for clients. (wsj)
  • You only get one shot at retirement, plan accordingly. (washingtonpost)
  • A how-to guide for opening your own wealth management firm. (bloomberg)
  • An interview with Charley Ellis about the death of active management. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • How financial advisors can make better use of their time. (wsj)
  • Alibaba’s ($BABA) growth is slowing down. (slate)
  • Three ways advisors hurt their clients. (severianasset)
  • How advisors are crafting client relationships around technology. (institutionalinvestor)
  • A list of market wisdom lists. (stockcharts)
  • Good financial advice: never buy a boat. (bankers-anonymous)
  • The investor return gap is shrinking. (news.morningstar)
  • Three reasons to welcome higher short term interest rates. (rickferri)
  • How to save money on car insurance for your teen. (marketwatch)
  • ETF statistics for July 2015. (investwithanedge)
  • Stephen Colbert’s Plans for His New Show, and a Prayer for Trump (nytimes)
  • Softbank has a Sprint ($S) problem. (wsj)
  • Golden parachutes are getting scaled back. (wsj)
  • A is for autonomy. (nytimes)
  • Will peer pressure get people to save more for retirement? (bloomberg)
  • Fact Versus Fiction on Seattle Minimum Wage (ritholtz)
  • Does your money manager have sufficient ‘cognitive diversity’? (researchpuzzle)
  • The Bernie Sanders Surge Appears To Be Over (fivethirtyeight)
  • How Acadian picks, or lets a computer, pick stocks. (bloomberg)
  • Why robo-advisors come up with different portfolios. (wsj)
  • Give China’s Devaluation a Chance (bloombergview)
  • How your budget reflects your values. (nytimes)
  • Alphabet is a horrible name for the new Google ($GOOGL). (slate)
  • Apple ($AAPL), Facebook ($FB) and Twitter ($TWTR): a comparison. (aswathdamodaran.blogspot)
  • Why you should declutter your portfolio. (news.morningstar)
  • The Troubled Oil Business: Hitting peak oil will come faster than any of us think. But don’t blame dwindling supply — it’s all about disappearing demand (medium)
  • Americans are increasingly quitting their jobs. (calculatedriskblog)
  • There are already a bunch of companies named Alphabet. (slate)
  • Banks Rediscover Their Homing Instinct (wsj)
  • Is the Berkshire Hathaway ($BRKB) analogy apt? (blogs.wsj)
  • Why Did China Devalue Its Currency? Two Big Reasons (nytimes)
  • Home Prices Soar in Some Metro Areas (blogs.wsj)
  • Something to think about: the London paradox. (stumblingandmumbling.typepad)

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