08/31/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Ten Amazon-branded products worth buying. (businessinsider)
  • • When Economic Doomsayers Stumble: Cautionary Tales From Brexit, Grexit and U.S. Budget Battles (wsj)
  • What to look for in pre-IPO shares. (medium)
  • • Moody’s Issues First Muni Green Bond Assessment in U.S. (bondbuyer)
  • • The ISIS Attack Dog Reported Dead: Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, mastermind of the group’s globalized savagery, is “martyred.” (thedailybeast)
  • What Millennials want from their investments. (blog.selma.io)
  • Don’t let Wall Street trick you into taking too much risk. (timmaurer)
  • Personal finance is all about avoiding big mistakes. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Why bull markets make us all miserable. (thereformedbroker)
  • Google ($GOOGL) is going to take on Uber in the ride-sharing business. (wsj)
  • Why you should ditch cash. (theweek)
  •  Brexit’s Economic Windfall is a Delusion (bloomberg)
  • 401(k) plan "choice overload" is less of an issue today. (vanguardinstitutionalblog)
  • BATS ($BATS) wants to be the home for ETF listings. (ft)
  • • Please don’t tell anyone, but tax cheating is about to rise in the U.S. (washingtonpost)
  • Why both parties could make retirement savings easier (and cheaper). (marketwatch)
  • James Corden talks about his experience with the late Gene Wilder. (rollingstone)
  • What 10 stocks the ultimate stock pickers are buying and selling. (beta.morningstar)
  • : From ‘Willy Wonka’ to ‘Stir Crazy’: Remembering Gene Wilder through his five greatest performances (LA Timessee also Gene Wilder obituary (theguardian)
  • Why balance makes sense in the active/passive split. (sparkfin)
  • • Why They Did It: Madoff and Enron’s Fastow Explain the Biggest Frauds in U.S. History (bloomberg)
  • Forty years ago the Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund launched. (thereformedbroker)
  • A great story of a FSU football player befriending a middle school kid. (nypost)
  • • CIA’s Venture-Capital Firm, Like Its Sponsor, Operates in the Shadows (wsj)
  • The August ADP private payroll showed continued growth. (calculatedriskblog)
  • • Capitalism and democracy: the strain is showing (ft)
  • • How Much Has Vanguard Saved Investors? Try $1 Trillion (bloomberg)
  • The 15 ETFs with the most liquid options. (etf)
  • Why your investment time horizon may be longer than you think. (jonathanclements)
  • Investment portfolios shouldn’t be managed like fantasy football teams. (portfoliocharts)
  • Investment organizations need some "outcasts" who will question everything. (rp-pieces)
  • All true diversifiers are alternatives, but not all alternatives are true diversifiers. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • Why financial advisers need to worry about tech addiction. (investmentnews)
  • Why you should invest with an appropriate amount of fear. (fortunefinancialadvisors)
  • The "just say no" defense is a gamble for companies. (nytimes)

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