10/02/15 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Eric Jackson talks with Jason Hirschhorn about the redefinition of media. (soundcloud)
  • What to do when your personal growth has stalled. (hbr)
  • What can we say about the success of Abenomics? (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Sean McLaughlin talks with Ryan Detrick about breaking down market data. (soundcloud)
  • Another podcast is getting made into a TV show. (independent.co.uk)
  • The origin story of Costco ($COST) and how it changed the retail world. (npr)
  • Charley Ellis points out the many problems with current 401(k) plans. (news.morningstar)
  • The monthly (October) Mutual Fund Observer commentary is a must-read for all investors, not just fund investors. (mutualfundobserver)
  • Chris Dixon and Benedict Evans discuss online advertising and whether micropayments can ever take its place. (a16z)
  • IBM’s super fast, powerful and tiny carbon computer chips could soon be in all our devices (qz)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Art Samberg of Pequot Capital fame. (ritholtz)
  • Few investment teams can build and maintain a viable hedge fund allocation. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • 5.1% unemployment rate aside, the September jobs report was a disappointment. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Is Wealth Inequality Hidden in Tax Havens? Piketty’s Co-Author Thinks So (blogs.wsj)
  • How Steve Jobs Fleeced Carly Fiorina (medium)
  • On feeling like a failure. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Modern Trader Magazine—the essential journal for professional traders and active investors. Check out this special subscription offer including a free investment classic! (moderntrader)
  • S&P 500 dividends have risen for the past 22 quarters. (crossingwallstreet)
  • Would a financial transactions tax curb trading? (nytimes)
  • Ultra Wealthy Buying Homes Globally for Investment Diversification, Gain Citizenship (worldpropertyjournal)
  • The US has a lot of oil in inventory. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Why bonds are a useful diversifier. (obliviousinvestor)
  • Why is so much wealth hidden? Failed democracy. (equitablegrowth)
  • Stephen Duber talks with Anne-Marie Slaughter author of “Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family.”* (freakonomics)
  • Chasing performance is a national pastime. (thereformedbroker)
  • There are just no signs of wage growth out there. (marginalrevolution)
  • Myth or Fact? How Some Jobs-Report Analysis Goes Wrong (blogs.wsj)
  • Has the market overreacted to Volkswagen’s diesel problems? (aswathdamodaran.blogspot.co.uk)
  • Oil producers are still able to raise equity funds. (wsj)
  • Do we ask too much of modern marriage? (wbur)
  • Amazon ($AMZN) will no longer sell Apple ($AAPL) or Google ($GOOG) streaming TV devices. (qz)
  • 10% corrections are totally normal. (ryandetrick.tumblr)
  • Munger’s Advice on Shamans, Humility, and Attention Spans (fool)
  • Google’s Cute Cars And The Ugly End Of Driving (buzzfeed)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. (fourhourworkweek)
  • GOP Presidential Candidates, Science, and Reality (slate)
  • This Car Knows Your Next Misstep Before You Make It (technologyreview)
  • How Putin blindsided the US over Syria (bbc)
  • The many benefits of napping at work. (qz)
  • Another sign that the technology and investment worlds continue to merge. (ft)
  • This roundup of the 2015 Sohn Canada Investment Conference includes a bunch of stock ideas. (marketfolly)
  • You can be great at networking by giving more than you expect to receive. (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • Some reasons to avoid panic. (scottgrannis.blogspot)

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