08/23/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • • Seller’s Paradise: Companies Build Bonds for European Central Bank to Buy (wsj)
  • • The Unicorn Hedge (500hats)
  • The 100 best films of the 21st century to-date. (kottke)
  • A list of student-focused VC firms. (medium)
  • Amazon Fire HD 6 tablets are $30 off. (blogs.barrons)
  •  This is the best time in history to invest in real estate (marketwatch)
  • • Hedge Fund Investors Stop Paying for Bad Returns (barrons)
  • Positive economic surprises are on the wane. (bloomberg)
  • • The Robots Are Coming. Welcome Them (wsj)
  • • Apple chief Tim Cook’s five years in five charts (ft)
  • Why you need to take an almost scientific approach to your startup. (entrepreneurs.maqtoob)
  • How do venture capitalists make decisions? (papers.ssrn)
  • Area VC Decries Bubble Talk By Decrying Another Bubble With Talk (mattermark)
  • A great anecdote about survivorship bias. (stockcharts)
  • • Evidence points to another Snowden at the NSA (reuters)
  • This emerging market bond ETF has doubled in size this year. (etf)
  • The fundamental attribution error is hard to see in ourselves and others. (farnamstreetblog)
  • • Rent-to-Own Homes: A Win-Win for Landlords, a Risk for Struggling Tenants (nytimes)
  • Why you should focus more on global sectors not countries. (schwab)
  • Performance review are going real-time. (bloomberg)
  • Why the 80s were the best time for movies. Mike Pesca talks with Hadley Freeman author of "Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from the Eighties Movies." (slate)
  • The push outside Silicon Valley is just beginning. (avc)
  •  World’s Biggest Bond Traders Undeterred by Negative Yields (bloomberg)
  • Long-short equity has been out of favor for six years. (longboardfunds)
  • The ultimate guide to understanding convertible debt. (medium)
  • Collectibles are for enjoyment, not investment. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • How to stay on the right fundraising path. (techstars)
  • Social utility and the case against the rise of passive management. (blogs.barrons)
  • Why startups love Austin, Texas. (cnbc)
  • Five lessons learned to get to a second fund. (medium)
  • • Why a surging stock market isn’t making ordinary investors happy (theguardian)
  • Want to be happier at work? Get yourself a creative side hustle. (qz)
  • Silicon Valley-based companies are opening Arizona outposts for the lower cost of living. (nytimes)
  • Amazon may launch an Alexa-only music streaming service. (recode)
  • Avoid the dividend-cutters. (realityshares)
  • Unicorn valuations aren’t the problem. The problem is with the valuation of slow growing public companies. (500hats)

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