08/14/16 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A surreal life on the precipice in Puerto Rico, where the government has effectively gone broke.&#xA0 (nytimes)
  • ETFs hidden trading costs. (barrons)
  • The danger of lower expected returns is that it gets investors to do stupid stuff. (pragcap)
  • Prospect Capital: the enemy within (sirf-online)
  • How America‚Äôs economy has become "Buffettised." (economist)
  • The FDA now has jurisdiction over cigars. Weirdness ensues. (wsj)
  •  CNN's Brian Stelter: Fox News sent a staffer to date me and spy on me&#xA0 (mediamatters)
  • What do you pay for news? (avc)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  •  Fifteen years after Sept. 11, is America any safer? (theatlantic)
  • How one journalist uses social media to get inside the minds of ISIS (wired)
  • The argument against training wheels. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)
  • Brett Steenbarger, " Good trading is not about always trading well; it’s about identifying and addressing weaknesses quickly and drawing upon strengths to remedy those." (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • Can contemporary art become too popular? (bigthink)
  • If you don’t know what your edge is in the markets, you probably don’t have one. (stockcharts)
  • In pursuit of yield, investors can’t get enough preferred stock these days. (blogs.wsj)
  • In the land of energy MLPs the relationship between GPs and LPs can get weird. (sl-advisors)
  • Inside the Fox News bunker's subterranean newsroom, fear is everywhere. (vanityfair)
  • There is now $13.4 trillion in negative yielding bonds. (ft)
  • The stocks/oil relationship never made much sense in the first place. (dashofinsight)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam)
  • The stocks Berkshire Hathaway ($BRKA) are not all that expensive on 2017 earnings. (hurricanecapital.wordpress)
  • No matter how you measure it the housing recovery is still ongoing. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Reviewing the Munger/Buffett investment checklist. (hurricanecapital.wordpress)
  • Amazon says over 10,000 developers have registered to integrate Alexa into their products. (mobile.nytimes)
  • Meet the people who believe the Earth is flat&#xA0 (mic)

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