09/25/15 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Capital is flying out of China (Bloomberg)
  • How to transform a market neutral equity strategy. (news.morningstar)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Dilbert creator Scott Adams. (fourhourworkweek)
  • The US economy grew at 3.9% in Q2. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why there might be a cap on inflation in the future. (thereformedbroker)
  • Three companies that are experiencing notable insider buying. (deadcompanieswalking.tumblr)
  • Yogi Berra, Yankee Who Built His Stardom 90 Percent on Skill and Half on Wit, Dies at 90 (nytimes)
  • This is the speech on inflation (with slides) that Janet Yellen delivered at UMass last night (Federal Reserve)
  • Why this is not the start of a bear market. (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot)
  • Does “unlimited vacation” actually prevent workers from taking time off. (buzzfeed)
  • Don’t Miss The “Blood Moon” Eclipse Tonite! (iflscience)
  • The ultimate podcast collection for startup founders. (thepitch.vc)
  • How Force Touch will change iPhone apps. (blog.semilshah)
  • Why do we wear belts? An investigation. (freakonomics)
  • Publishing lessons from Dave Pell author of the NextDraft e-mail newsletter. (rainmaker.fm)
  • 54 Percent of U.S. Metro Areas on Pace to Break 8-Year Home Sales Record in 2015 (worldpropertyjournal)
  • Wall Street has hijacked the so-called sharing economy. (ft)
  • Apple ($AAPL) really wants to sell you AppleCare+ for your new iPhone. (institutionalinvestor)
  • How Apple ($AAPL) could approach auto making with a “fresh sheet of paper.” (asymco)
  • Tyler Cowen talks with economist Luigi Zingales. (medium)
  • Sam Smith’s James Bond theme surfaces. License to meh. (BBC)
  • Shane Parrish talks with Sanjay Bakshi on multi-disciplinary thinking and investing. (farnamstreetblog)
  • An evaluation of Morningstar’s ($MORN) 401(k) plan lineup. (bloombergview)
  • The five most popular ETF launches YTD. (bloomberg)
  • $2 trillion worth of tech titans met with Chinese president Xi in Seattle last night. You’ll love the picture. (Buzzfeed)
  • Global stocks rally last night, US futures scream higher (Wall Street Journal)
  • On the importance of bitterness. A discussion with Jennifer McLagan author of “Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor.”* (digg)
  • Should analysts have seen the Volkswagen debacle coming? (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Michael Covel talks about “going on tilt” with professional poker player Annie Duke. (trendfollowing)
  • Does the Fed understand how inflation works? (capitalspectator)
  • Why negative interest rates are a “truly terrible idea.” (philosophicaleconomics)
  • 12 Stunning Visualizations of Gold Shows Its Rarity (visualcapitalist)
  • On the risks of owning an ETN (exchange traded note). (etf)
  • Why iOS Could Become the Enterprise OS of the Millennial Generation (recode)
  • Premature Evaluation: Ryan Adams cover of Taylor Swift Album 1989 (stereogum)
  • VW’s cheating is just the tip of the iceberg (transportenvironment)
  • The Sumner Redstone discount at CBS ($CBS). (nytimes)
  • How leverage can lead investors astray. (blog.alphaarchitect)
  • OK, it was a long speech and you don’t want to read it. Here’s the upshot – rates are going up this year (The Atlantic)
  • A discussion with Brett Steenbarger about creativity and trading success. (bettersystemtrader)
  • You need to educate yourself before you ever start backtesting. (adamhgrimes)
  • Brazil’s stock market (and currency) have just gotten crushed. (shortsideoflong)
  • Yogi Berra Was One Of A Kind (fivethirtyeight)
  • China’s ‘fake’ Apple stores thrive ahead of new iPhone launch (uk.reuters)
  • Just how bad has Harvard’s endowment performed the past 7 years? (statisticalideas.blogspot)
  • The Yale endowment had a good year with venture capital. (nytimes)
  • Corporate cash hoards hold a lot of corporate debt. (wsj)
  • Why do institutional investors typically default toward complexity? (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The Fake Traffic Schemes That Are Rotting the Internet (bloomberg)
  • Of course the carried interest loophole is unfair. (city-journal)

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