09/15/15 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How to ruin your financial life, #badadvice (washingtonpost)
  • Not all entrepreneurs are starting businesses…some are buying existing ones and expanding them. (nytimes)
  • The cofounder of Apple talks about what it was like to work with Steve Jobs when the company was failing (businessinsider)
  • How to avoid the Series A crunch. (firstround)
  • The smartest ways to network at a party. (wsj)
  • Insights from Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson’s “Venture Deals.”* (medium)
  • The Fed has constantly underestimated how much support the US economy has needed. (washingtonpost)
  • The Street prepares itself for this week’s possible rate hike, prays for small ripples (DealBook)
  • Why everyone wants a piece of the online grocery delivery business. (blog.semilshah)
  • Activist investors are plying their trade overseas. (businessinsider)
  • The 8-K Trading Gap (papers.ssrn)
  • Fischer’s 2014 Why-Wait Wisdom Points to Fed Liftoff This Week (bloomberg)
  • The Internet has become central to the world since 1999, therefore this startup boom is different. (vox)
  • There’s nothing wrong with doing an internal round. (saastr)
  • Was Tom Hayes Running the Biggest Financial Conspiracy in History? (bloomberg)
  • The corporate profit boom is over, here’s how to survive (HBR)
  • Odds of a Kanye West Presidency: 90% (blog.dilbert)
  • The ultimate stock pickers top 10 dividend stocks. (news.morningstar)
  • Chinese investors run from mutual fund holdings (Bloomberg)
  • Why morning is the worst time to trade stocks. (wsj)
  • Traditional fund managers are buying up smart-beta capable firms. (thinkadvisor)
  • Six VCs talk about what it takes to make it as a VC. (inc)
  • Fears grow over US stock market bubble (ft)
  • Are individual angel investors tapped out? (feld)
  • Focus on the probabilities, because you are not an “insider.” (howardlindzon)
  • The consensus is no Fed rate hike this week. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The implications of ad blocking on Internet publishing. (theawl)
  • Insiders Beat Market Before Event Disclosure: Study (wsj)
  • How Peter Thiel invests in biotech startups. (technologyreview)
  • 10 questions for a big pension fund manager. (bloombergview)
  • A new way to think about Apple ($AAPL) as a service provider. (asymco)
  • Nomura traders charged with lying to customers and teaching their underlings to deceive (NY Post)
  • Hillary’s going to be telling more jokes on the campaign trail, like these: (New Yorker)
  • Why startups are choosing Minnesota over the Valley. (cnet)
  • Wall Street is freaking out that Trump might win (Politico)
  • A day of reckoning is coming for the US oil patch (and its lenders). (wsj)
  • One upside from managed futures: consistency. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • VCs have a list of ‘dead unicorns’ but are not willing to share their lists. (fortune)
  • The Not-So-Surprising Truth About Gold Bugs (fundreference)
  • Low cost active mutual funds do just fine compared to passive funds. (news.morningstar)
  • Four reasons why you should stop comparing everything to the S&P 500. (bloombergview)
  • Libor’s Mastermind: The Unraveling of Tom Hayes, Convicted in a Global Financial Scandal (graphics.wsj)
  • Why technicians have switched over from buying dips to selling rips (All Star Charts)
  • Why The Fed Is Likely to Stand Pat This Week (bloomberg)
  • US inflation expectations are sitting at multi-year lows. (blog.gavekalcapital)
  • August retail sales were OK. (calculatedriskblog)
  • The Feds left a four-day window for corporate insiders to trade on forthcoming news. (washingtonpost)

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