09/07/15 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Climate Change Means One World’s Death and Another’s Birth (wired)
  • Twitter’s ($TWTR) product IS messed up. (dcurt.is)
  • Can Apple ($AAPL) bring casual gaming into the living room? (nytimes)
  • It’s easy to get in the weeds when backtesting. (priceactionlab)
  • Is Overwork Killing You? (hbr)
  • How Trains are Easing America’s Trucking Crisis (nationaljournal)
  • Global economy survives the China and commodity shocks — so far (blogs.ft)
  • Financial Leaders Agree to Act to Bolster Growth (nytimes)
  • Non-traditional bond funds make (and lose) money in unique ways. (markovprocesses)
  • Is a Cambrian Explosion Coming for Robotics? (spectrum.ieee)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) needs time to fix itself…that and the stock is still too rich. (startupljackson)
  • Productivity and Pay (krugman.blogs.nytimes)
  • How long does it take to prove yourself as an investor? (fool)
  • Transmedics’ Heart-in-a-Box Could Help with Organ Transplant List (technologyreview)
  • The risk of a rate hike is a change in psychology. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Can the Blackstone Group ($BX) business model persist? (mobile.nytimes)
  • Is online lending all that innovative? (ft)
  • How stress affects our ability to make decisions. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • Stop Playing Monopoly With Your Kids And Play These Games Instead (fivethirtyeight)
  • Welcome to the hedgefundification of bond funds. (ft)
  • A review of the evidence for momentum and short-term reversals. (gersteinfisher)
  • Momentum is an “imperfect proxy for acceleration.” (papers.ssrn)
  • Is even possible to make a perfect TV? (wired)
  • In defense of risk parity strategies. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Asset allocation and the argument about time-diversification. (news.morningstar)
  • There is a surplus of funds out there looking to invest in infrastructure debt. (ft)
  • The bears are betting China’s problems spread widely. (thereformedbroker)
  • Mortgage REITS have almost never been this cheap. (barrons)
  • Traders don’t need to trade all the time. (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • The Oil-Sands Glut Is About to Get a Lot Bigger (bloomberg)
  • The ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETN ($UVXY) has been a disaster for investors. (econompicdata.blogspot)
  • Franklin Resources ($BEN) is too darn cheap. (barrons)

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