09/13/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  •  Eddie Antar, Retailer and Felon Who Created Crazy Eddie, Dies at 68 (nytimes)
  • More indexing will not necessarily lead to more opportunities for active managers. (pragcap)
  • The Volatility of Active Management (us.spindices)
  • The downside of high volatility active managers. (bpsandpieces)
  • The right way to piggyback on a hedge fund’s positions. (medium)
  • Swedroe: Ignore Forecasts — They’re Usually Wrong (etf)
  • A value creation checklist. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • 7 steps to a successful AngelList syndication. (medium)
  • The Apple ($AAPL) iPhone 7 is worth the upgrade. (nytimes)
  • Wells Fargo Opened a Couple Million Fake Accounts (bloomberg)
  • Why Warren Buffett is buying capital-intensive businesses. (bloomberg)
  • So much for the trope that active management works in emerging markets. (ft)
  • Apple is now the leading camera company in the world. (daringfireball)
  • The new Apple ($AAPL) AirPods work great. (wsj)
  • Being over 40 in Silicon Valley is tough. (bloomberg)
  •  On the Value of Not Knowing (ritholtz)
  • Hedge funds are on the hunt for new alternative data sources. (wsj)
  • Three lessons from Warren Buffett’s bet against hedge funds. (beta.morningstar)
  • Chill out. It’s a great time to be alive. (collaborativefund)
  • Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories (genius.it)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is not a software company at its core. (qz)
  • FundersClub wants to be the go-to online source for VC deals. (businessinsider)
  • Evolving app store business models. (david-smith)
  • Wells Fargo: What?! (thereformedbroker)
  • Why you should choose time over money. (nytimes)
  • Some tips on how to structure a spin-off. (m.signalvnoise)
  • Bogle Says Index Investing Is No Threat to Market Efficiency (bloomberg)
  • How central Indiana became a tech hub. (indystar)
  • Inside the Mind of the Undecided Voter (gq)
  • Why are there so few female hedge fund managers? (businessinsider)
  • Crazy Eddie may have died rich: The mastermind behind one of the all-time accounting frauds may have had $5 million stashed away.&#xA0 (crainsnewyork)
  • The Three Most Important Words? "I Don’t Know" (bloomberg)
  • The Fed ain’t raising rates in September. (wsj)
  • The danger of having too many goals. (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • Why it makes sense to revive old brands. (economist)
  • America’s Monopoly Problem: How big business jammed the wheels of innovation (theatlantic)
  • How Does America Keep Finding Vast Stores of Energy?  By completely overhauling the old rules of the business. (slate)
  • The evolution of a successful investment. (blog.semilshah)
  • The yield advantage to high dividend ETFs has disappeared. (twitter)

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