09/30/15 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Tony Sagami, one of John Mauldin’s pitbulls, is set loose on Wall Street’s cheerleaders (Mauldin Economics)
  • How to tell a scam artist from a financial advisor. (bloomberg)
  • To beat back robo-advisors, advisors are going to need closer relationships with clients. (iris.xyz)
  • Cheer up! There is already some evidence that low oil prices are boosting global oil demand (Dr. Ed’s Blog)
  • One reason why so many Americans don’t save for retirement. (blogs.wsj)
  • Is Your Financial Adviser Making Money Off Your Bad Investments? (nytimes)
  • Wired flips out for the Tesla Model X that was rolled out last night (Wired)
  • Why investors need to curb their competitive instincts. (evidenceinvestor.co.uk)
  • Are Stocks Overpriced? (servowealth)
  • Global Rally Shows Relief at End of $11 Trillion Stocks Meltdown (bloomberg)
  • VW warned not to cheat on diesel emissions in 2007, suppressed internal 2011 whistle-blower (extremetech)
  • Social media is about turning a stranger into a prospect, not a client. (kitces)
  • Undifferentiated robo-advisors are going to lose out over time. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Map Reveals Ghostly Antineutrinos Lurking Within Earth (livescience)
  • Swedroe vs Klarman on indexing (ETF.com)
  • What it means to be great (asymco)
  • Are young investors really more risk-tolerant? (pragcap)
  • Your 20s set the groundwork for the rest of your financial life. (mrmoneymustache)
  • The ultimate collection of podcasts for startup founders. (thepitch.vc)
  • Earning and spending are more central to our lives than saving and investing. (investmentnews)
  • Ralph Lauren is stepping down as CEO (New York Times)
  • Financial blind spots are by definition are things we can’t see ourselves. (nytimes)
  • My first ever print article for Fortune just hit the web: Are you ready for the next bear market? (Fortune)
  • iPhones are great and people love them so Apple clearly needs some advice on how to make iPhones (macworld)
  • Gold looks like she needs another leg lower (All Star Charts)
  • With Roca Labs smackdown, the FTC slams nondisparagement clauses for the first time (boingboing)
  • Flat vs. AUM fees: which is best for your clients? (thinkadvisor)
  • Warning: The MLP Business Model May Not Survive (valuentumbrian.tumblr)
  • What that chip in your credit card means for you. (bloomberg)
  • Twitter Plans to Go Beyond Its 140-Character Limit (recode)
  • Greggy looking for extreme readings as a contrarian buy signal (Dragonfly Capital)
  • A theory of how American politics is changing (vox)
  • Study Correlates Brain Connections to Intelligence (theness)
  • This is an amazing piece of journalism – Randall Lane talks to Trump about the Forbes dispute over his net worth (Forbes)
  • Hedge Funds Devise Trades to Benefit From ETFs’ Woes (Wall Street Journal)
  • After-tax 401(k) contributions are now easier to roll over into a Roth. (nytimes)
  • Andy on the Health Care sector, which I believe is the key to this market (AThrasher)
  • ‘Lifestyle creep’ makes it difficult to save for retirement. (m.wealthmanagement)
  • Saying ‘never’ in personal finance is a bit of a dodge. (washingtonpost)

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