09/03/15 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • There are too many darn good TV shows. (nytimes)
  • The story of Suck.com: the first great website. (keepgoing)
  • Why airline wifi is so bad. (bloomberg)
  • Lower fees are coming for hedge funds. (ft)
  • Newsletter writers are as bearish as they have been since 2009. (shortsideoflong)
  • A raft of startups are mining Twitter for market-based signals. (ft)
  • Pell:We Are Not In a financial bubble, We Are In a Psychological Bubble (medium)
  • Greenspan’s bogus “conundrum” (ftalphaville.ft)
  • A dozen things learned from Charlies Munger about Benjamin Graham’s investing style. (25iq)
  • A profile of Blythe Masters and the future of the blockchain on Wall Street. (bloomberg)
  • The evidence behind the “jobs ladder” story. (libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed)
  • New study argues hedge funds are an even worse scam than we thought (vox)
  • Willie Nelson wants to become a big-time marijuana entrepreneur. (gq)
  • What is the purpose (and value) of a college education these days? (newyorker)
  • Telltale signs that you need to abandon your “sinking ship” company (qz)
  • Are active managers getting a bad rap? (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • The end game for Uber is driverless cars. (stratechery)
  • On the decline of the trading desk memoir. (newyorker)
  • Keep Calm And Ignore The 2016 ‘Game Changers’ (fivethirtyeight)
  • Use this Labor Day weekend to recharge. (feld)
  • Why the Minnesota Twins don’t own the twins.com domain. (grantland)
  • The Pimco Total Return fund is now at 1/3 of its peak assets under management. (bloomberg)
  • What are the worst airports in the world? (priceonomics)
  • Russia’s dependence on oil and gas is coming back to bite it. (wsj)
  • The global economy has a demographic problem. (ft)
  • Amazon Lets Apple, Android Users Download Prime Videos (recode)
  • The August ISM Non-manufacturing index was strong. (calculatedriskblog)
  • China is scaring away foreign investors with its efforts to defend shares (economist)
  • The “taxi king of NYC” is losing the battle against Uber. (bloomberg)
  • Are Hedge Funds Fake? (bloombergview)
  • The St. Louis Fed’s Financial Stress Index is elevated but nowhere near panic levels. (blogs.wsj)
  • Does Japan have too much debt or not enough? (philosophicaleconomics)
  • 100 years of Latin American growth. (bloombergview)
  • Six questions about China’s rise from 1953 (voxeu)
  • How crowdsourced data could put the hurt on financial middlemen. (theage.au)
  • On the many implications of a world populated by driverless cars. (medium)
  • Why most foundations could do just as well investing in a simple indexed portfolio. (mebfaber)
  • A Q&A with director Quentin Tarantino. (vulture)

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