10/14/15 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Meet a couple who donate a huge chunk of their income and still find a way to save. (qz)
  • Advisors are now pitching direct lending as a new asset class. (blogs.barrons)
  • Bitcoins are a waste of energy – literally (abc.au)
  • The downside of financial advice geared solely to women. (slate)
  • Unemployment explodes across Brazil and bankers freak out (Bloomberg)
  • Citi: The Most Important People in Finance Are Concerned About These Four Things (Bloomberg)
  • The downside of Airbnb: the rise of the ‘party house’ next door. (nytimes)
  • What they don’t teach you in business school (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Why you should give kids stocks instead of toys (MarketWatch)
  • What private wealth managers can learn from “prestige brands.” (cfainstitute.tumblr)
  • Wells Fargo manages a beat while the other big banks disappoint (Reuters)
  • Dell Will Issue a Lot of Not-Quite-Stock to Pay for EMC (bloombergview)
  • What things Americans seem to struggle with financially. (washingtonpost)
  • Coffee Talk: How It Stacks Up Against Water (wsj)
  • What’s the Difference Between Data Science and Statistics? (priceonomics)
  • Libor psychos testifying against each other (Bloomberg)
  • Why Falling Oil Prices Startled MLP Investors (blogs.wsj)
  • Robo-advisors let human advisors shine at what they do best. (investmentnews)
  • Bank of America’s fines and settlements slow to a trickle this quarter (Business Insider)
  • 13 money tips for new parents. (marybstorj.tumblr)
  • If nearly 40% of Americans aren’t working, what are they doing? (Quartz)
  • Yesterday’s Russell reversal was crazy-nasty (Dragonfly Capital)
  • Don’t let the Nobel prize fool you. Economics is not a science (theguardian)
  • Hedge fund companies win no matter what. You? Not so much. (Evidence-Based Investor)
  • The world is a complicated place and that reducing it to simple theories is almost always dangerous (newyorker)
  • Chip giant Sandisk put itself in play (Bloomberg)
  • Pondering the ‘Star Trek’ Economy with Paul Krugman and Brad DeLong (blogs.wsj)
  • Edelman Financial Services is undergoing a PE-led buyout. (riabiz)
  • Bad News for Janus, Franklin and T. Rowe: Market share gains for ETFs are accelerating (forbes)
  • Why General Electric Is Unwinding Its Finance Arm (wsj)

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