08/14/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Potential Trouble Spots in the High-Yield Bond Market (schwab)
  • Not Contrarian Just to Be Contrary: The ‘Orange Swan’ Lurks (realclearmarkets)
  • Why Dow Jones Industrial Average Isn’t Really the Stock Market (nytimes)
  • The Return Of Nuclear Anxiety (theatlantic)
  • Banking’s Lost Decade (bloomberg)
  • Back to the land: how sanctions transformed Russian farming (ft)
  • The Incredible Shrinking Sears (nytimes)
  • As Communications Advance, Avoid Primitive Financial Scams (usatoday)
  • How to Make Your House a Smart Home (nytimes)
  • Don’t Worry, the Market Doesn’t Fear N. Korea’s ‘Game of Thrones’ (usatoday)
  • Surviving America’s Political Meltdown (project-syndicate)
  • The Messy, Confusing Future of TV? It’s Already Here (nytimes)
  • Sebastian Gorka, the West Wing’s Phony Foreign-Policy Guru (rollingstone)
  • Minneapolis Pursues a New Tax While Pretending It’s Not (forbes)
  • Invert. Always Invert (wordpress)
  • More Markets Please (econlib)
  • Curse of 2017: Since 1887, in years ending in 7, the market has swooned. Is history repeating? (barrons)
  • Minutes Should Provide Insight Into FOMC’s Thinking (realclear)
  • Americans Are Still Rushing Back Into Vibrant Job Market (usatoday)
  • Economic Reality Has Intruded On the ‘Fight for $15’ (investors)
  • The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne (texasmonthly)
  • Crony Handouts to Companies: The True Race to the Bottom (realclearmarkets)
  • What the Google Controversy Misses: The Business Case for Diversity (wsj)
  • Malcolm Gladwell’s Mad at McDonald’s, the Reason Will Surprise (grubstreet)

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