08/19/16 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Helpful Resources for Developing Traders. (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • How to survive a market melt-up. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Alex Cuadros author of "Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country." (bloomberg)
  • Russ Robert talks with Angela Duckworth author of "Grit." (econtalk)
  • Danny Meyer tells the Shake Shack ($SHAK) origin story. (kottke)
  • Why star managers are a dying breed. (marketwatch)
  • 50 of the best investing blogs on the planet (2016 edition). (acquirersmultiple)
  • The IEX exchange is here due to the backing of the buy side. (latimes)
  • Meb Faber talks with Eric Crittenden talk about the value of managed futures. (mebfaber)
  • Marc Maron talks with director Werner Herzog. (wtfpod)
  • This Is the “Most Exceptional Classic Car” in the World (bloomberg)
  • The on-demand economy has come to farm animals. (bloomberg)
  • Music.ly is the next brand name app. (fastcompany)
  • Why we should pay heed to changes in the banking system’s "plumbing." (ft)
  • Merger arb funds are experiencing a modest comeback. (bloomberg)
  • The last proprietary trader has left Citibank ($C). (wsj)
  •  There may only be three North American cities cool enough to host the 2088 Olympics (geek)
  • Five videos from Lars Kroijer on the case for passive investing. (monevator)
  • Consuelo Mack talks with Charlie Ellis author of "The Index Revolution: Why Investors Should Join It Now" about the logic behind indexing. (wealthtrack)
  • Bursting Fintech’s Bubble (bloomberg)
  • Jordan Harbinger talks with James Altucher about jump starting your happiness. (theartofcharm)
  •  Private prisons are shrouded in secrecy. I took a job as a guard to get inside — then things got crazy (motherjones)
  • The List Of Cities That Could Host The 2088 Olympics Is Very, Very Short (fastcodesign)
  • Dividends Eat Up Bigger Slice of Company Profits (wsj)
  • Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons (washingtonpost)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Michael Mauboussin author of "Success and Luck." (ritholtz)
  • Bill Simmons talks with James Andrew Miller author of "Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency." (soundcloud)
  • Can Jet.com turn Wal-Mart ($WMT) into an online power? (knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu)
  • Nightmare on Main Street: America’s housing system was at the center of the last crisis. It still hasn’t been properly reformed&#xA0 (economist)
  • The Upside of Losing Half Your Money (fool)
  • Everybody tries trading, everybody. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Chuck Klosterman author of "But What If We’re Wrong?" (econtalk)

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