10/09/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A closer look at ESG ETFs. (barrons)
  • Fidelity is unique in its experimentation with Bitcoin mining. (fortune)
  • A report on global trends in institutional ETF trading. (janestreet)
  • How technology is set to change the ETF business. (pwc)
  • “I have yet to see anyone shy away from a sensible investment because of the tax rate on the potential gain.” (New York Times)
  • Fifty-four percent of Americans want political leaders in Washington to compromise to get things done. (Gallup)
  • How Thaler changed Cass Sunstein’s life. (bloomberg)
  • Lessons of Leonardo: How to Be a Creative Genius (wsj)
  • The stock market in 2017 is on track for a unique outcome. (bloomberg)
  • New office buildings are filled with sensors. (wsj)
  • The Top-Performing Sustainable Funds (barrons)
  • ETF trading volume has slowed. (blogs.wsj)
  • Wall Street Firms Gambled on Puerto Rico. They’re Losing. (New York Times)
  • How "Blade Runner 2049" Rewrites Business History (bloomberg)
  • How American Funds has stopped asset outflows. (wsj)
  • Amazon Could Be Your Lender, Too (bloomberg)
  • What will be the next equity product type to lead the growth of ETF product development? (alphaarchitect)
  • You can’t choose an ETF based on price alone. (marketwatch)
  • "It’s easy to back up just about any stance on the markets based on how you present your data." (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Global Economy’s Stubborn Reality: Plenty of Work, Not Enough Pay (nytimes)
  • Texas Officials After Harvey: The "Red Cross Was Not There" (propublica)
  • We’re all behavioral economists now. (behavioralscientist)
  • Putting liquidity into context for mutual funds and ETFs. (wsj)
  • Richard Thaler wins the Nobel Prize for his behavioral economics work (Guardian)
  • Managed futures ETFs have been a disappointment. (cxoadvisory)
  • Rules of the Gun Debate: The rules for discussing firearms in the United States obscure the obvious solutions (theatlantic)
  • Foreigners Flocking to Stocks in China (Wall Street Journal)
  • There are no shortcuts in the ETF business. (bloomberg)
  • How Jason Kottke appeared as an extra on "Halt and Catch Fire." (kottke)
  • Island reversals: you can pretty much ignore them. (priceactionlab)
  • Terrorists army surrenders en masse (New York Times)
  • Momentum ETFs are laggards, asset-wise, on among investors. (theirrelevantinvestor)
  • Americans Want Jobs, Not Low-Paying Hourly “Work”: The economy is too strong for employers to be offering seasonal work at $14 per hour (slate)
  • Tom Steyer: I’m a billionaire. Please raise my taxes.&#xA0 (latimes)
  • Anatomy of a Stock-Market Crash (wsj)
  • University of Chicago economist Richard Thaler wins the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science. (nytimes)
  • The ETF structure is a outgrowth of the 1987 stock market crash. (wsj)
  • The Thaler win of a Nobel Prize in Economics is "easy to understand." (marginalrevolution)
  • What companies are vulnerable to a Bitcoin crash? (wsj)
  • Humility goes hand-in-hand with curiosity. (heleo)

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