09/27/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Harvard Does a Trade You Should Never Make (bloomberg)
  • The VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF ($ANGL) is undergoing a shake up. (blogs.barrons)
  • Home prices, per Case-Shiller, increased 5.1% year-over-year ending in July. (calculatedriskblog)
  • 50% of shoppers turn to Amazon ($AMZN) first. (bloomberg)
  • Netflix knows how and why you binge-watch its shows (bgr)
  • Peer-to-peer insurer Lemonade launches in New York. (nypost)
  • Why seeding new technologies can help broader adoption. (papers.ssrn)
  •  Why Wells Fargo’s Executives Will Keep Their Bonuses, Even After Fake Accounts Scandal (theintercept)
  • Traffic Is Fake, Audience Numbers Are Garbage, And Nobody Knows How Many People See Anything (techdirt)
  • Why no one should buy Twitter ($TWTR). (slate)
  • Startup CEOs need only do three things well. (avc)
  • House-flippers having joined the crowdfunding game. (bloomberg)
  • Should you worry about the TED spread’s widening? (WealthManagement)
  • No, NASA Didn’t Change Your Astrological Sign (slate)
  • Only government action can resolve a global solvency crisis (ft)
  • US retail sales are unlikely to accelerate any time soon. (blog.gavekalcapital)
  • The first Twitter analyst upgrade on takeover chatter (Tech Trader)
  • Formula E continues to attract backers. (theverge)
  • Emerging market bond yield spreads are again trading near their lows. (twitter)
  • Brevan Howard is cutting its management fee in some cases to 0%. (wsj)
  • The Story of Post-Brexit Britain, In 17 Charts (bloomberg)
  • Economics Has a Major Blind Spot (bloomberg)
  • eSports is attracting investments from big names in sports. (businessinsider)
  • How TradeDesk ($TTD) got a $1 billion IPO. (medium)
  •  Yale Endowment Earned 3.4% in a Year When Many Peers Lost (nytimes)
  • Why Google ($GOOGL) should integrate Twitter ($TWTR) with YouTube. (techcrunch)
  • Amazon’s ($AMZN) plan is to infiltrate homes with Alexa-powered speakers like the Echo and Dot. (bloomberg)
  • ETFs are a big reason behind the CBOE ($CBOE)-BATS Global ($BATS) deal. (bloomberg)
  • The Deutsche Bank crisis could take Angela Merkel down – and the Euro (Telegraph)
  • The first debate featured an unprepared man repeatedly shouting over a highly prepared woman (Vox)
  • LOL, Wells Fargo CEO will walk away with $124 million in severance if he goes. (CNBC)
  • Everybody wants to be a VC now. (afr)
  • 100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time (rollingstone)
  • Another one bites the dust. Perry Capital to close. (bloomberg)
  • JC’s technical take on interest rates (All Star Charts)
  • Millions in U.S. Climb Out of Poverty, at Long Last (nytimes)
  • Wells Fargo’s fraud ensures survival of the CFPB (ochousingnews)
  • Assessing the chances of a December Fed rate hike. (economistsview.typepad)
  • How BlueApron got it right. (fortune)
  • How Judith Elesea looks at investments. (thewaiterspad)
  • The most thankless job in the 2016 election (highline.huffingtonpost)
  • Good companies need not make good stocks. (institutionalinvestor)

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