09/28/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • UberEats is doing quite well, thank you very much. (nytimes)
  • The Roku ($ROKU) IPO had a positive reception. (bloomberg)
  • These apps are changing how Millennials think about money and investing. (medium)
  • The high-end horse market is surging. (bloomberg)
  • How involved should advisors be in company-level ESG? (kitces)
  • Portfolios cannot live on quant strategies alone. (aqr)
  • Om Malik, Over past two decades of following this industry so closely, I can safely say that the disease called dogma is infecting more and more participants of this ecosystem." (om.co)
  • When firing someone remember it isn’t about you. (medium)
  • Puerto Rico’s not coming back (statisticalideas.blogspot)
  • The 2nd annual Evidence-Based Investing Conference in NYC on November 2nd is packed with great speakers. Get 25% off your registration now! (thereformedbroker)
  • Global private equity dealmaking is set to make a post-financial crisis record. (ft)
  • Good luck trying to manage a full-on endowment style portfolio. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • The Pocket Guide of Essential YC Advice. (blog.ycombinator)
  • You can’t always get all your ducks in a row before starting a company. (lefsetz)
  • Would you give your money over to a black box? (thereformedbroker)
  • Does Deliveroo have a workable business model? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Inside the Making of the "Blade Runner" Sequel (wsj)
  • The economy is not the stock market. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • The case against day trading. (whitecoatinvestor)
  • Why Ray Dalio Came Out of the Woodwork (ai-cio)
  • Airbnb wants you to use its app every day. (fortune)
  • How to choose between an AUM or retainer fee model. (kitces)
  • Why long-date Eurostoxx calls are so cheap. (themacrotourist)
  • Bruce Springsteen on Broadway: The Boss on His "First Real Job" (nytimes)
  • Will SpringWorks Therapeutics lead to a wave of IP spin-outs from pharmaceutical companies? (axios)
  • How a decentralized crypto exchange would work. (bloomberg)
  • Roivant Sciences is a new kind of pharmaceutical company. (fortune)
  • Can startups really do journalism well? (theringer)
  • Pitch black planet (syfy)
  • Eight Lessons from Germany's Elections (spiegel.de)
  • How working at a big company can make you a better founder. (medium)
  • What problem does 280 solve? (theringer)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) users are skeptical. (wired)
  • Apple ($AAPL) iPhone X supplies are going to be tight. (daringfireball)
  • How to set up an emergency fund. (peterlazaroff)
  • Aging populations mean lower interest rates for longer. (frbsf)
  • The US government needs more cybersecurity experts, then again so does everyone else. (wsj)
  • The 5 biggest announcements from today’s Amazon hardware event (theverge)
  • Liquid alternative funds are tough to own. (beta.morningstar)
  • Constraints induce creativity. (twitter)
  • There is a difference between time and attention. (medium)
  • How having kids can derail your retirement. (bloomberg)
  • How no-frills car ownership saves you money. (humbledollar)
  • The Tide Is Turning Against Big Tech’s Monopolies (chicagomag)
  • These market myths hurt investors. (bloomberg)
  • Are hedge fund really reaching for 2% yields? (bloomberg)
  • Retirees need help making decisions about Social Security. (investmentnews)
  •  Supply-Siders Still Push What Doesn’t Work (bloomberg)
  • Five really bad financial excuses including "It’s okay to spend money if it cheers me up." (humbledollar)
  • How much NBA players actually net. (espn)
  • How does Bitcoin perform asset class-wise? (cxoadvisory)
  • Americans are pretty complacent about the stock market. (bloomberg)
  • Yellen's Masterful Bond-Market Puppet Show (bloomberg)
  • Why Google ($GOOGL) continues to invest in hardware. (techpinions)
  • Google Finance is going bye-bye. (marketwatch)
  • American income inequality is still increasing. (nytimes)
  • Hurricane impacts are still messing with the weekly initial unemployment claims. (calculatedriskblog)
  • What’s remarkable about drawdowns in 2017 is that they are uniformly small across the board. (etfreplay)
  • Can Yelp data be used to forecast the economy? (papers.ssrn)
  • When its right to just say no to an investor. (hunterwalk)
  • A Rare Joint Interview with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Bill Gates (wsj)
  • How Breitbart Inflates Its Own Influence, and Why Washington Reporters Fall for It (washingtonian)
  • Here are 19 random facts about Google on its 19th anniversary (recode)
  • Why you need an investment policy statement. (whitecoatinvestor)
  • You will never watch "Thomas the Tank Engine" again after reading this. (newyorker)
  • Amazon’s ($AMZN) new Fire TV can handle 4K video. (businessinsider)
  • New retirees are doing so with more mortgage debt. (papers.ssrn)
  • This is the true lesson from Warren Buffett’s winning hedge fund bet. (bloomberg)
  • On the similarities between financial planning and wrestling. (allaboutyourbenjamins)
  • Is ‘disruption’ now a bad word? (wired)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) isn’t just affecting retail competitors in the US. (wsj)
  • Adam Feil, "The only way to fail at writing is to quit writing." (blog.makestickers)
  • Stocktoberfest West this year is going to livestreamed on Facebook ($FB). (blog.stocktwits)
  • The new Apple ($AAPL) 4k TV is ‘perfect.’ (engadget)
  • Financial stocks are still the best performers over the past year. (capitalspectator)
  • Four personal finance concepts everyone needs to understand. (artofmanliness)
  • There is never a perfect time to start. (medium)
  •  How Nixon's Hatred of the Press Led to His Downfall (thedailybeast)
  • Small caps, small caps, small caps. (allstarcharts)
  • An interview with Balaji Srinivasan about the blockchain. (wsj)
  • Honest VCs will recognize their job is easier than that of the founder. (hackernoon)
  • Why having co-CEOs is a bad idea. (fastcompany)
  • A deep dive into the new Bank of America Premium Rewards card. (businessinsider)
  • There's a $136,400 reason so many Americans feel they haven't made economic progress (businessinsider)
  • How to create your own benefits package if you are self-employed. (genyplanning)
  • Retail Stores Made Elmira, N.Y., an Unlikely Success — Now They’re Gone: Famed for its trail-blazing mall, the city is more exposed to 2017’s brick-and-mortar carnage than almost anywhere in the U.S. (wsj)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) is correct to test out this change. (avc)
  • Starbucks ($SBUX) is enhancing its Apple Watch app. (businessinsider)
  • We now have at least one generation of VCs and entrepreneurs who didn’t experience the collapse of the Internet bubble. (feld)
  • How having a tactical sleeve in your portfolio in retirement can smooth withdrawal angst. (blog.thinknewfound)
  • What does it mean to be a fiduciary. (blog.independenceadvisors)
  • America loves Yeti. (nytimes)
  • Three pitches for money managers that don’t work, but should. (validea)
  • New study: We’re outpacing the most radical climate event we know of (arstechnica)
  • On the relationship between average age and forecast economic growth. (macromon.wordpress)
  • Gene Therapy Is Nearing a Major Breakthrough (barrons)
  • How to get the economy growing. (collaborativefund)
  • Justin Castelli talks with Alan Moore about his ‘barbell approach’ to client success. (allaboutyourbenjamins)
  •  Jerry Seinfeld Breaks Down a Joke (wsj)
  • Get "Managing Expectations: Options Playbook" by Tony Saliba for just $7.95. (managingexpectationsbook)
  • Behavior is just as important as finance when it comes to retirement. (alphabaskets)
  • Systems, however simple, can help startups onboard new employees. (thinkgrowth)
  • James Clear, "Top performers, whether they’re athletes or artists or entrepreneurs, continue to stretch themselves and not fall into complacency, even after working for a very long time." (heleo)
  • 280 is too little, too late. (fastcompany)
  • Ten questions to ask about your current use of debt. (humbledollar)

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