08/27/15 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Can Brad Katsuyama’s IEX Group take the next step? (bloomberg)
  • Facebook ($FB) has developed its own Siri. (wired)
  • America’s Top Killing Machine: Gun deaths are poised to surpass automobile deaths in the United States this year. (theatlantic)
  • Book recommendation: How Successful People Think: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life (Amazon)
  • Some thoughts on tax loss harvesting. (wsj)
  • A dozen things learned from Charlie Munger about mental models.* (25iq)
  • The US macro environment still looks “decent.” (capitalspectator)
  • If the Fed focuses on overseas markets it will not raise rates. (blogs.ft)
  • @GSELevator and the Decline of the Trading-Desk Memoir (newyorker)
  • Is Amazon ($AMZN) creating a cultural monopoly? (newyorker)
  • Remember those margin loans? Wall Street does. (wsj)
  • Tesla ($TSLA) owners really, really, really like their cars. (bloomberg)
  • Networks are hard to build, but are powerful. (pointsandfigures)
  • Does Apple ($AAPL) have a plan to kill the cable bundle? (aboveavalon)
  • When to deploy capital. (alephblog)
  • America’s unique gun violence problem, in 17 maps and charts (vox)
  • The digital apocalypse that wasn’t: how the Internet has transformed the arts. (nytimes)
  • Diversification has worked this year. (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot.ca)
  • Waiting to see a bearish magazine cover? Click here. (ritholtz)
  • There have been issues with mutual fund pricing this week. (wsj)
  • A profile of Chris Borland whose retirement from the 49ers caused a concussion stir. (espn.go)
  • Pushback on Buybacks: A closer look at the numbers indicates buybacks aren’t as good for the companies, the market, or investors as previously thought (barrons)
  • How did we all become curators? (newrepublic)
  • Dudley Puts The Kibosh On September (economistsview.typepad)
  • The eternal challenge: we invest for the long-term but we live in the here and now. (rpseawright.wordpress)
  • China’s ‘major correction’, charted and extrapolated (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Are lawyers getting dumber? (bloomberg)
  • Art Collectors Were Busy Looking for Liquidity During Market Rout (bloomberg)
  • What is dark energy? (extremetech)
  • Iran’s Moderates Used Nuclear Deal to Save the Revolution (bloombergview)
  • How PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF ($HACK) pulled in over a $1 billion in assets. (bloomberg)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims continue to point to a growing US economy. (calculatedriskblog)
  • A good explainer on the recent ‘ETF flash crashes.’ (etf)

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