08/25/15 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Venture capital is ramping up in Europe. (nytimes)
  • Cord cutters still need to watch football. What you need is a HDTV antenna… (amazon)
  • You need to have a plan before the correction, not during. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Your portfolio should look like a baseball lineup. (castlebaram)
  • Weakness overseas should guide the Fed. (econbrowser)
  • China’s stock market crash, explained in charts (vox)
  • When to dump your hedge fund manager. (ft)
  • Gerard Minack: markets are now discovering that there is a limit to how far the valuation of risky assets can be lifted by low rates (Business Insider)
  • Yesterday was a good day for high frequency traders like Virtu ($VIRT). (wsj)
  • Why startup CEOs may need a “startup therapist.” (businessinsider)
  • Investment Strategies for Volatile Markets (fidelity)
  • The ETF Deathwatch for August 2015 is growing. (investwithanedge)
  • Why some billionaires are bad for growth, and others aren’t: Not all inequality is created equal (washingtonpost)
  • The Problem Now Is The Overhead Supply (allstarcharts)
  • A look at the post-YC slump. (blog.samaltman)
  • Too much money too early is dangerous and other lessons learned about VC. (bothsidesofthetable)
  • Salesforce ($CRM) is a huge player in the startup world. (businessinsider)
  • The job losses from the Great Recession were much more severe than prior episodes. (economistsview.typepad)
  • Parents can pass their math anxiety along to their kids. (well.blogs.nytimes)
  • Not all that much changed yesterday. (alephblog)
  • Stocks (briefly) yielded more than 10-year Treasuries. (marketanthropology)
  • Some takeaways from the documentary about Shep Gordon, “Supermensch.”* (bothsidesofthetable)
  • Some syndication shenanigans. (blog.semilshah)
  • Successful startups love to poach employees from the likes of Google ($GOOG). (nytimes)
  • Chicago is becoming quite the startup hub. (inc)
  • Where does this pullback rank in the current bull market? (vixandmore.blogspot)
  • Chinese officials have shown a willingness to act. (economist)
  • ICYMI: My little trick for coping with a correction (TRB)
  • Only 50 mutual funds passed this screen. (news.morningstar)
  • Yesterday was no Black Monday. (streetwiseprofessor)
  • They’re going to go back to the old playbook of PBOC rate cuts instead (TRB)
  • China’s stock market shouldn’t be your primary worry. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • If the funding market gets tighter what should founders do now. (alexiskold)
  • The 25 fintech ‘unicorns’ worth over $1 billion ranked by value (businessinsider)
  • What is happening when a majority of managers are outperforming their “style box”? (rickferri)
  • There is a buying opportunity in Chinese stocks somewhere down the road. (shortsideoflong)
  • Why introverts make great entrepreneurs. (wsj)
  • What it means to be a ‘vanishing mediary.’ (feld)
  • Yellen Confronts Greenspan Oasis Warning as She Weighs Rate Rise (bloomberg)
  • Big banks are using “trading simulators” to see if their interns have the right stuff. (news.efinancialcareers)
  • Some good things about stock market crashes. (bloombergview)
  • Some people shouldn’t be in stocks and that is okay. (blogs.wsj)
  • Ways to think about cars (ben-evans)
  • Turnaround Tuesday, Motherf***ers! (Business Insider)
  • Over the long run, 10% corrections are hard to find in the charts. (priceactionlab)
  • What to do during market volatility? Perhaps nothing. (personal.vanguard)
  • China gives up on direct stock market intervention (Bloomberg)
  • The crisis in legal education is real. (nytimes)
  • How the Stock Market Performs Before and After Big Drops and Big Rallies (crossingwallstreet)
  • For your portfolio’s sake you should be watching more ESPN and less CNBC. (nytimes)
  • Miami’s Cash Transactions Double National Average, Home Sales Rise in July (worldpropertyjournal)
  • How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election: Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser (politico)
  • Why entrepreneurs should create new markets not tackle old ones. (readwrite)
  • Everyone’s talking smack about Risk Parity strategies again. Matt Klein sets us straight (FT Alphaville)

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