09/18/15 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Investors seeking to emulate the Yale model forget about the fact that university endowments don’t pay taxes (ETF.com)
  • Sean McLaughlin talks with blogger Jesse Felder about contrarian trading. (blog.stocktwits)
  • The color trend of the season and how to wear it (GQ)
  • Why HP ($HPQ) is irrelevant. (om.co)
  • Bill Gross on the single biggest reason why startups succeed. (ted)
  • Hello December! (bloomberg)
  • Confessions of a podcast addict. (kernelmag.dailydot)
  • According to the CFTC Bitcoin is officially a commodity. (bloomberg)
  • Just because the banks manipulated Libor and forex doesn’t necessarily mean they mess with the Treasury market. (bloombergview)
  • Global X Guru ETF lands a coveted five-star Morningstar rating (ETF Trends)
  • The Story Behind the Emerging-Market Meltdown (bloombergview)
  • Gold and the Yen continue to trade in synch. (marketanthropology)
  • The Fed can point to continuing low inflation to pause. (nytimes)
  • Salmon sushi wasn’t always a thing. How it came to be so popular. (npr)
  • The lifespan of a S&P 500 company is shrinking. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • The lifespan of a S&P 500 company is shrinking. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Why the past decade was so miserable for commodity index investors. (ft)
  • Why the Amazon ($AMZN) vs. Wal-Mart ($WMT) comparison is no longer all that relevant. (time)
  • A redacted version of the September 2015 FOMC statement. (alephblog)
  • Chili Peppers Could Be the Secret to Killing Cancer (munchies.vice)
  • We’re on the Brink of a Revolution in Crazy-Smart Digital Assistants (wired)
  • A morning routine that gets your day started off right. (qz)
  • A discussion with Tren Griffin author of “Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor.”* (a16z)
  • Difference between journalists who write narratives drawn from campaign sources + those who build coverage on data (nymag)
  • Larry McDonald represents the “Fed is Trapped” camp today (Forbes)
  • The lower Yen is giving a boost to the manufacturing sector. (ft)
  • One Swedish city is experimenting with a six-hour work day. (qz)
  • Going for broke: When athletes lose it all (cbsnews)
  • Liz Ann Sonders: “The lack of a rate hike was not the big surprise, but the still-dovish accompanying statement was.” (Charles Schwab)
  • Kara Swisher talks with LinkedIn ($LNKD) CEO Jeff Weiner. (avc)
  • An explanation of why we crave what’s cool. (pbs)
  • Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump are both right: They’re both pretty terrible at business (qz)
  • KKR ($KKR) is angry at its market maker. (wsj)
  • Not Up for Debate: The Science Behind Vaccination (nytimes)
  • What would it cost Uber to pay its drivers like employees? (fortune)
  • BAC’s Brian Moynihan: “Let me assure you, if the revenue environment weakens or interest-rate structures don’t move up and the economy slows down, we’ll have to take out more costs” (Wall Street Journal)
  • Central Banks’ Discover some guy named Keynes was right after all:Easy Money Alone Isn’t a Growth Salve (wsj)
  • When rates rise (ig.ft)
  • Index funds are not all that. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Should institutional investors have a mandate to invest with female-run hedge funds? (ft)
  • Andrew Wanscott talks trading psychology with Van K. Tharp. (bettersystemtrader)
  • Howl aims to be a one-stop shop for podcasts. (kernelmag.dailydot)
  • Greggy on the S&P 500’s failed move (Dragonfly Capital)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Brene Brown, author of “Rising Strong” about vulnerability, courage, shame and worthiness.* (fourhourworkweek)
  • The Most Thrilling Cars From the Frankfurt Motor Show, in Pictures (bloomberg)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Jason Zweig author of the forthcoming “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary.” (ritholtz)
  • Balanced portfolios allow for a more balanced life. (rickferri)
  • Ritholtz Wealth Management Celebrates Second Anniversary with a Reward for its Clients (PR Newswire)

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