08/21/15 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The best trading podcasts of 2015. (stockideas)
  • A look at market timing and the Hull Tactical US ETF ($HTUS). (etf)
  • Voicemail is dead. Good riddance. (ft)
  • How Relay FM built a successful podcast network in a year. (techcrunch)
  • Global sell-off continues overnight, rolls into this morning (LA Times)
  • We are rebuilding the wall of worry. (dashofinsight)
  • Marc Maron talks with screenwriter (and former standup) John Ridley. (wtfpod)
  • SoulCycle is a phenomenon but can be it a good business? (nytimes)
  • Why investors and sports fans need to take the long view. (europe.etf)
  • Bond ETFs are part of the solution to market liquidity not the problem. (wsj)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) has made no shortage of mistakes. (howardlindzon)
  • How staying private paid off for The Economist. (fusion)
  • Waffles vs. pancakes: depends on where you live. (washingtonpost)
  • The September FOMC is likely to be contentious. (economistsview.typepad)
  • The Indian economy (and stock market) are standing aside from the rest of the world. (blog.abglobal)
  • Is Apple’s ($AAPL) iPad problem solvable? (macworld)
  • US factories have still not recovered fully from the Great Recession. (washingtonpost)
  • Clock is ticking on U.S. equity correction (ft)
  • Disaster Tourism: Here’s where the carnage from this week was worst (Financial Times)
  • Online lender Social Finance has become a force in student loans. (wsj)
  • Did the Fed miss its window? (businessinsider)
  • Why quarterly earnings reports are valuable. (alephblog)
  • Eric Jackson talks with analyst Rich Greenfield about the sorry positioning of big media relative to the “bundle.” (soundcloud)
  • The Uber IPO is on the horizon. (reuters)
  • Is Howl set to be the “Netflix ($NFLX) of podcasts” we have been waiting for? (fastcompany)
  • What makes a great investment article. (theirrelevantinvestor.wordpress)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Rachel Laudan author of “Cuisine and Empire: Cooking in World History.”* (econtalk)
  • A discussion with Jim Gilliam author of “The Internet is My Religion.”* (a16z)
  • Michael Covel talks with Alexander Ineichen author of “Asymmetric Returns.”* (michaelcovel)
  • If risk and returns AREN’T related then what does that say about finance theory? (bloombergview)
  • In search of signs of capitulation. (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot)
  • Finding a pattern in the numbers (fidelity)
  • What graduate degrees boost your lifetime income? (qz)
  • Karma Go: WiFi That Goes Wherever You Do. Join now and get $10 off. (yourkarma)
  • Has technology messed up our ability to measure productivity? (ft)
  • Time Square needs to be lifted off the earth by Superman and hurled deep into the far reaches of the galaxy (Observer)
  • Meet the author of one of Wall Street’s most-read blogs (marketwatch)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Tara Brach about mindfulness and meditation. (fourhourworkweek)
  • The Zulily ($ZU) acquisition should make still private companies nervous. (ft)
  • Why would anyone want to mimic a hedge fund? (Bloomberg View)
  • There is now an Uber for RVs. (time)
  • Index providers have grown into an important force in the markets. (ft)
  • A fundamental misunderstanding of commodities futures returns lead to the commodity index boom. (papers.ssrn)
  • The Vix is useless, part 136 (Barron’s)
  • American economy blues: Everything you need to worry about (or not) (fortune)
  • Something has got to change at HP ($HPQ). (fortune)
  • Is halting quarterly earnings reports really a fix for short-termism? (bloombergview)
  • The S&P 500 is now below its 200 day moving average. (shortsideoflong)
  • The silver lining (Twitter)
  • Who is exposed to a potential market downturn? (economicmusings)
  • How is the Apple Watch doing? (ben-evans)
  • Dow Tumbles, Hitting 2015 Low on Growth Worries (wsj)
  • Why learning to trade/invest can help you in your career. (thefuturebuzz)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Naval Ravikant founder of AngelList. (fourhourworkweek)
  • What’s private equity still being paid for these days? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • On the difference between traders and investors. (dashofinsight)
  • Trump Has Done Well, but Not as Well as the Stock Market (nytimes)
  • Why is China’s unemployment rate so stable? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Meet the Most Powerful Political Players in Silicon Valley (recode)

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