10/18/16 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  •  Trickle-Down Venturenomics (bloomberg)
  • President Obama threw these three challenges at Silicon Valley (Wired)
  • Why "customer lifetime value" is the next big thing in business (Inc)
  • Get Rich While Doing Good: A new generation of investors with a conscience can help you make money while putting your dollars to good use.&#xA0 (barrons)
  •  Financial Engineers Take On New Rule With More Engineering (wsj)
  • How the Facebook News Feed Works (social.techcrunch)
  • Netflix shorts shouldn’t even get out of bed this morning (Barron’s)
  •  Doctors Refused a Million Free Vaccines — to Make a Statement About the Pharmaceutical Industry (theatlantic)
  • There is no such thing as “free” vaccines: Why we rejected Pfizer’s donation offer of pneumonia vaccines.&#xA0 (medium)
  • Divorce rates among boomers doubled between 1990 and 2010, which is wrecking retirements (Think Advisor)
  • What Happens to an American Myth When You Take the Driver Out of It?&#xA0 (nymag)
  • The Founder of Hollywood’s Most Elite Sex Club Is Unhappy (Esquire)
  • Silicon Valley Cozies Up to Washington, Outspending Wall Street 2-1 (bloomberg)
  • The Dying Business of Picking Stocks (wsj)
  • Why Do So Many People Watch HGTV? (psmag)
  • "The Simpsons" by the Data: Analysis of 27 seasons of "Simpsons" data reveals the show’s most significant side characters, a pattern of patriarchy, declining TV ratings, and more&#xA0 (toddwschneider)
  • We could be looking at the largest election gender gap since 1952 (FiveThirtyEight)
  • Are You Ready to Meet Your Fixer Uppers? (texasmonthly)
  • NY State Dept of Finance report says hedge funds have unduly cost the state $3.8 billion in fees and underperformance (FA Magazine)
  • Goldman Sachs profits surge 58% on trading rebound (New York Times)
  • BAML: Buy the European banks here (MoneyBeat)
  • Islamic index funds tend to overweight tech and leave out banks – which is why they’re outperforming (Indexology)
  •  Index Funds Are Taking Over The S&P 500 (wsj)

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