08/18/15 – Tuesday Afternoon Interest-ing Reads

  • Mark Mobius speaks on the latest currency moves in China and what it all means for investors (ValueWalk)
  • Who Killed Value? (efficientfrontier)
  • Haven’t read it yet? The Abnormal Returns book is available at a deep discount. (amzn.to)
  • Should you own foreign stocks? (rickferri)
  • Home Depot, like the housing market, is on fire (New York Times)
  • Why you should never get started angel investing. (observer)
  • The ‘subscription box’ business is still growing. (nytimes)
  • Why You Should Allocate to Value over Growth (advisorperspectives)
  • Hard to see the US economy reverse while housing is still expanding. (valueplays)
  • Is working for Amazon ($AMZN) really different than any other big tech company? (slate)
  • Stop Kidding Yourself. A Classic Car Is (Almost) Never a Good Investment (bloomberg)
  • Why 6 million Americans would rather work part-time (Bloomberg)
  • Has U.S. Treasury Market Liquidity Deteriorated? (libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed)
  • How TheSkimm reached an audience of 1.5 million e-mail subscribers. (niemanlab)
  • Due diligence matters a great deal for angel investor returns. (medium)
  • Chinese stocks crash overnight for a change (New York Times)
  • We should celebrate the herd of so-called unicorns, not be fearful. (linkedin)
  • 10 surprisingly viral TED Talks (ted)
  • Carly Fiorina’s Record as CEO: Not So Sterling (nytimes)
  • 100 Beautiful Cars from Pebble Beach Car Show (bloomberg)
  • Rand Paul on what America’s been doing all wrong since 1835 (washingtonpost)
  • Wal-Mart gave 500k workers a raise. Profits are down, but sales and customer experience are improving. Imagine that shit. (Fortune)
  • American Political Jargon (bloombergview)
  • The 25 most popular mobile apps in America. (qz)
  • When everyone is a ‘rock star’ these days in business what does it really mean? (nytimes)
  • When are hedge funds worth the fees? (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • US policy makers lack the tools to combat the next recession/crisis. (wsj)
  • What stocks the “ultimate stock-pickers” are buying at present. (news.morningstar)
  • Age of the neutrino: Plans to decipher mysterious particle take shape (nature)
  • Don’t be so quick to bad mouth hedge funds. (pragcap)
  • Shorting fixed income is not simply the inverse of going long. (blog.thinknewfound)
  • Bond Market’s $2.46 Trillion Dilemma Isn’t So Bad After All (bloomberg)
  • Buzzkill Profs: Hedge Funds Do Half as Well as You Think (bloomberg)
  • Old Macs keep on trucking. (macworld)
  • How falling productivity may affect Fed thinking. (economistsview.typepad)
  • 35 years of US tech funding trends. (ben-evans)
  • Investors are historically bearish on emerging markets. (blogs.wsj)
  • With some exceptions, the top hedge fund managers all got to where they are with pure gut instinct and a penchant for gambling (Irrelevant Investor)
  • What a typical company looks like at its IPO. (equityzen)
  • Why Comcast ($CMCSK) is launching its own YouTube competitor. (blogs.wsj)
  • There is a difference between investing and building a venture capital firm. (nickchirls)
  • I don’t want to alarm you, but Google’s humanoid robot just walked outside by itself. (Quartz)
  • Citi paying $180 million penalty for misrepresenting the risk of its funds (Chief Investment Officer)
  • Inflation expectations have been falling all summer. (capitalspectator)

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