09/15/16 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Alcohol Industry Bankrolls Fight Against Legal Pot in Battle of the Buzz (theintercept)
  • September is the true start of the new year. (wsj)
  • Why there is so much interest in biotechs with PARP candidates. (bloomberg)
  • An in-depth review of the new Apple 7. (arstechnica)
  • Who really invented the Reuben sandwich? (saveur)
  • S&P 500 sectors that are rising and perplexingly falling with the price of oil (Indexology)
  • Four lessons learned from a Navy Seal. (thewaiterspad)
  • Why you should avoid leveraged and inverse ETPs. (beta.morningstar)
  • This list of investment mistakes will look familiar to many investors. (backland.typepad)
  • Another lesson on the need for diversification. (alephblog)
  • What happens when a 24-year old tastes Coca-Cola for the first time. (eater)
  • Fund Managers’ Current Asset Allocation – September (The Fat Pitch)
  • Global Fiscal Policy Makes a Quiet Turn Toward Stimulus (wsj)
  • Change is slow in coming for core banking functions. (fastcompany)
  • Ranking the potential Twitter ($TWTR) acquirers. (recode)
  • Amazon’s Alexa-powered speakers are effortless. People like effortless. (ft)
  • Ryan Avent talks about his new book "The Wealth of Humans." (theatlantic)
  • The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy saw real market panic. (thereformedbroker)
  • Losing money in the Manhattan restaurant market is really easy. (newyorker)
  • The case against cats. (lareviewofbooks)
  • Staged or not this is great. A kid gets on stage with the Boss. (kiddynamitesworld)
  • Seth Godin, "Professionals have standards. Professionals push back." (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Multi-asset funds often involve multiple fees. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • The Apple ($AAPL) iPhone 7 is faster than any Mac Air. (daringfireball)
  • BAML: "Fragility Event" on the way (ValueWalk)
  • How Did G.M. Create Tesla’s Dream Car First? (nytimes)
  • How video games have changed the labor market. (review.chicagobooth.edu)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims are trending at low levels. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Facebook ($FB) is a media company whether they like it or not. (stratechery)
  • When Did Charts Become Popular? (priceonomics)
  • Our tendency to buy stuff from people we like. (farnamstreetblog)
  • Apple Just Launched a Radically Futuristic New Device. It Isn’t an iPhone. (slate)
  • Chipotle ($CMG) stock is still no bargain. (peridotcapital)
  • We’re at the third longest bull ever in the Dow, and if we last till December will be 2nd longest, and if we last till March will be the longest bull market ever! (Meb Faber)
  •  Why Bolt’s Range Is a Buzz Kill for Tesla Bulls (wsj)
  • Why aren’t more companies owned by their employees? (theatlantic)
  • Ten lessons from ten years running a Wall Street research shop. (realclearmarkets)
  • The risk to the world’s biggest global banks. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Apple says the iPhone 7 is already a global sell-out (TechCrunch)
  • The case for wooden skyscrapers. (economist)
  • What bond investors should know about higher rates (fidelity)
  • iMessage is now a mess. (gizmodo)
  • Two Simple Financial Ideas That Saved A Nation (A Teachable Moment)
  • How Halal Food Became a $20 Billion Hit in America (bloomberg)
  • Why ‘Friends’ is still so darn popular. (vulture)
  • The CFA Institute on gender diversity in investment management. (cfainstitute)
  • Federal Prosecutors Investigating Wells Fargo Over Sales Tactics (Wall Street Journal)
  • An interview with Sebastian Junger, author of "Tribe," why military veterans have a hard time re-entering modern society. (vox)

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