08/28/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • AQR is launching its own ETFs. (bloomberg)
  • The small tweaks that ‚Äčturn‚Äč an OK life into a great life (qz)
  • If workers are unwilling to move for work provide them with an incentive. (bloomberg)
  • Want A Diagnosis Tomorrow, Not Next Year? Turn to AI (wired)
  • Japan’s stock market is crushing it. (theatlasinvestor)
  • Small endowment funds would do well to examine the use of ETFs. (etf)
  • Investors are taking note of fee changes by hedge fund managers. (institutionalinvestor)
  • A fundamental difference between bull and bear markets: volatility. (bloomberg)
  • Uber has a new CEO. Expedia ($EXPE) needs a new one. (bloomberg)
  • Good spelling isn’t all that important. (nytimes)
  • Five characteristics of great investors. (behavioralvalueinvestor)
  • Why Canada’s economy is likely to cool off. (business.financialpost)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) is not messing around on pricing. (bloomberg)
  • Employment is the most important economic indicator. (dashofinsight)
  • There is a big difference between a product-first and philosophy-first manager (blog.thinknewfound)
  • Why Amazon Is Such a Threat to the Grocery Industry (theatlantic)
  • Emerging market stocks led the rally last week. (theatlasinvestor)
  • Athletic shoe retailers are in the sights of Amazon ($AMZN). (businessinsider)
  • Haven’t rebalanced your portfolio in a while? Now is the time. (nytimes)
  • Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies, need more rigorous valuation analysis. (howardlindzon)
  • What it costs to run Harvard. (marginalrevolution)
  • Three cheap Vanguard ETFs that serve as the basis for a well-diversified portfolio. (beta.morningstar)
  • How the Stevens Institute of Technology came to focus on quantitative finance. (forbes)
  • Millennials hate doorbells. (wsj)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The MLP investor base is in transition. (sl-advisors)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is going to regret not investing more, sooner in Siri. (slate)
  • The most successful class of actively managed ETFs are ultra-short term bond funds. (etf)
  • How big money managers are entering the ETF market. (etf)
  • New Space Age Offers Promise and Peril for Investors (barrons)
  • How Amazon ($AMZN) could integration Whole Foods. (venturebeat)
  • Uber needs to be a public company. (howardlindzon)
  • A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz)
  • Just because you are working at home doesn’t mean you should be around other people. (melmagazine)
  • Kroger ($KR) is now stuck between Amazon ($AMZN) and Wal-Mart ($WMT). (l2inc)
  • What Uber’s new CEO learned at Expedia (Recode)
  • On signaling and how financial advisors ought to dress (Nerd’s Eye View)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) doesn’t need to make big money on groceries. (wsj)
  • The pursuit of being right is a dead end (Farnam Street)
  • Business is booming for Buffett’s railroad (Reuters)
  • How you can help people in Houston right now (TRB)
  • Uber’s new CEO needs some space to work. (stratechery)
  • Homebuilders are building too many high-end homes. (slate)
  • How Roger Federer Found His Groove, Again (wsj)
  • An attempt at putting a value on Bitcoin and it is lower than you think. (wsj)
  • ETFs pass the ‘trading test’ every day. (etf)
  • The case for gold: it’s going up. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • China Is Creating the World’s Largest Power Company (Bloomberg)
  • Mean reversion and emerging markets outperformance. (bloomberg)
  • In a Blast From a Financial Crisis Past, Synthetic CDOs Are Back (wsj)
  • Politics has become an activity of the elite. (bloomberg)
  • The current President is not good for the US dollar. (newyorker)

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