09/18/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Grind don’t whine: 7 habits of successful traders. (thecrosshairstrader)
  • Tech stocks as a hedge for career obsolescence. (thereformedbroker)
  • The best teams thrive on disagreement. (hbr)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) needs to be careful not to cannibalize in-store sales at Whole Foods. (bloomberg)
  • More powerful smartphones need a lot more memory. (wsj)
  • Emerging market equities are still the leading major asset class over the past twelve months. (capitalspectator)
  • Why investors continue to shun the shares of publicly traded PE firms. (bloomberg)
  • Tom Brakke is hosting an advanced due diligence and manager selection conference in November. Details here: (tjbresearch)
  • Sign up for a new Coinbase account, trade $100 in crypto and get $10 in Bitcoin free. (coinbase)
  • Beware the CEO who writes a book, i.e. Ray Dalio. (ft)
  • ETFs are a fantastic innovation. ETF investors not so much. (moneysense.ca)
  • Why Apple ($AAPL) never makes enough new iPhones to satisfy pent up demand. (wsj)
  • "We’ve Been Breached": Inside the Equifax hack that sent shock waves through the industry, spooked consumers and sparked investigations (wsj)
  • Pessimism about slow long term productivity growth is overdone. (ft)
  • The simple case for cryptocurrencies. (bothsidesofthetable)
  • How CEOs can lead with empathy. (fastcompany)
  • Protecting Andy Warhol From Flood, Fire and Quake (nytimes)
  • Bank of America ($BAC) is shrinking its branch network especially in rural America. (wsj)
  • Two British science museums held a majestic, two-day fight on Twitter (qz)
  • What Jamie Dimon gets wrong about Bitcoin. (nytimes)
  • These ETF companies give profits to charity. (thinkadvisor)
  • Goldman Sachs ($GS) is not afraid of a price war. (institutionalinvestor)
  • Robo-advisors have been a boon for ETF adoption. (bloomberg)
  • On the unwelcome return of the side pocket. (wsj)
  • The Vanguard REIT ETF ($VNQ) could track a new index starting next year. (beta.theglobeandmail)
  • Biotech’s Cancer-Vaccine Insanity (bloomberg)
  • Individual investors are very bullish. (businessinsider)
  • The Global X U.S. Preferred ETF ($PFFD) is only going to charge 0.23%. (etf)
  • The ten fastest growing ETFs. (etf)
  • The plain vanilla ETF category is undergoing a brutal price war. (marketwatch)
  • Low Fees: Good for Investors, Bad for Business (barrons)
  • The Rise Of Stealth Wealth: Ways To Stay Invisible From Society If You Have Money (financialsamurai)
  • Just because there’s an ETF for just about everything doesn’t mean you have to trade it. (marketwatch)
  • Tom Brakke, "The relationships that foster success can fracture more easily than we think." (researchpuzzle)

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