08/25/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why did Apple TV games not take off? (fastcompany)
  • Being middle-aged IS the worst. (qz)
  • Brett McKay talks with Kenneth W. Royce author of "Modules for Manhood: Volume 2." (artofmanliness)
  • A Test of Maturity: Germany Must Abandon Its Military Reluctance and Lead (spiegel.de)
  • Climate change comes along with investment opportunities. (gmo)
  • Five reasons you should sell your investment. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Art19 is building a platform for podcast monetization. (techcrunch)
  • Podcasting is the new talk radio. (theatlantic)
  • Toronto’s housing market has peaked out and reversed. (business.financialpost)
  • The mini-stock market pullback spooked a lot of bulls. (disciplinedinvesting.blogspot)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is planning a big upgrade to the Apple TV. (bloomberg)
  • Jim Clark Is Back With a New Startup, and He Has Some Thoughts About Silicon Valley’s Unicorns&#xA0 (fortune)
  • The 19 Questions to Ask Your Financial Adviser: The burden of finding an adviser who will act in your best interest is on you (blogs.wsj)
  • Podcasts are the new fanzines. (thesetpieces)
  • Meb Faber talks with Corey Hoffstein about the ins and outs of quant investing. (mebfaber)
  • Can Apple ($AAPL) get AR right? (barrons)
  • Seven (false) arguments against bond ladders. (advisorperspectives)
  • Did you know you can buy shares in the Swiss central bank? (wsj)
  • Hedge funds aspire to be ‘quantamental.’ (bloomberg)
  • Why Ben Altman left Wall Street for a beach in Brazil. (wallstreetoasis)
  • Always Go to the Funeral (epsilontheory)
  • Brian Koppelman how food helps defines his characters on "Billions." (eater)
  • Take a look at Uber’s first pitch deck from 2008 (recode)
  • A talk with Jack Conte CEO of Patreon. (recode)
  • Amazon’s ($AMZN) growth in the beauty sector is via indie brands. (l2inc)
  • The Cashtag (or Ca$htag) turns 9. (howardlindzon)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with Pat Dorsey about valuing economic moats. (investorfieldguide)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) Prime members will get discounts at Whole Foods. (arstechnica)
  • If Amazon ($AMZN) were to make another big acquisition… (finance.yahoo)
  • Mark Rzepczynski, "The illusion of superiority and control is the key behavioral battle between discretionary and systematic investing." (mrzepczynski.blogspot)
  • Scott Barry Kaufmann talks with Robert Wright author of "Why Buddhism is True." (scottbarrykaufman)
  • Millennials can’t live without the Amazon ($AMZN) app. (businessinsider)
  • Inside Robert Mueller’s Army (thedailybeast)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) by cutting prices at Whole Foods is declaring war on the grocery sector. (bloomberg)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Phil Hellmuth author of "Poker Brat: Phil Hellmuth’s Autobiography." (tim.blog)
  • Eric Jackson talks with Horace Deidu of Asymco. (soundcloud)
  • “The Daily” offers a thrilling insight into the culture of hard newsgathering. (newyorker)
  • Print media is struggling financially but not in impact. (lefsetz)
  • Robocalls are problem #1 for the FTC. (npr)
  • As the Hashtag Celebrates Its 10th Birthday, Are We #Blessed? (nytimes)
  • Shannon Bond talks with Scott Galloway author of "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google." (ft)
  • There is a big difference between cleanliness and tidiness. (theguardian)
  • Michael Covel talks with Peter Borish of multi-strategy hedge fund manager Quad Capital. (trendfollowingradio)

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