09/13/15 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Some startups are trying to democratize access to hedge funds. (barrons)
  • Jason Zweig, “For most investors, the risks of direct lending probably outweigh the rewards.” (wsj)
  • Techmeme is ten years old and is still unique. (linkedin)
  • The best way to buy a new Apple ($AAPL) iPhone 6s. (recode)
  • Three important questions to ask about an ETF. (blogs.wsj)
  • ETF statistics for August 2015. (investwithanedge)
  • Some target-date fund managers are embracing alternative assets. (wsj)
  • In regard to the Fed, are we focusing on the wrong end of the yield curve? (dashofinsight)
  • A succinct summary of the economic week. (ritholtz)
  • What Susan Cain’s typical day looks like. (techinsider.io)
  • Can any other asset manager catch up to Blackrock ($BLK)? (ft)
  • Analysts better get quickly get comfortable dealing with big data. (dealbreaker)
  • Is Apple ($AAPL) finally serious about TV. (slate)
  • Why employees are leaving Twitter ($TWTR) left and right. (techcrunch)
  • How to deal with a stock undergoing a “slow bleed.” (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Are ETFs an appropriate structure for high yield bonds? (ft)
  • QE is not a guarantee of a rising stock market. (shortsideoflong)
  • Why MLPs look attractive in the current environment. (sl-advisors)
  • Dick Grasso, “A fast market is not necessarily a fair market…” (wsj)
  • Benedict Evans, “Does Twitter need better execution or a new approach?” (ben-evans)
  • Why this market is more like 1998 than 2008. (pragcap)
  • Why a one-size-fits-all market hedge doesn’t work. (statisticalideas.blogspot)
  • Why getting the rights to shows for a company like Apple ($AAPL) is so complicated. (bits.blogs.nytimes)

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