10/18/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The Yen and Japanese Stocks Are Breaking Up (MoneyBeat)
  • Emerging Market Bonds Are on a Roll. But How High Is the Risk? (nytimes)
  • Step Inside the Silicon Valley of Agriculture (nationalgeographic)
  • Yankees built for many Octobers to come (espn)
  • Good riddance to this f***ing con man (Business Insider)
  • New legislative strategy for Mnuchin: Threats (Politico)
  • Google and Goldman Sachs are all in on blockchain (CNBC)
  • Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs (bloomberg)
  • Judgment Day: Harvey Weinstein Scandal Could Finally Change Hollywood’s Culture of Secrecy (variety)
  •  "Beautiful Girls" Scribe Scott Rosenberg On A Complicated Legacy With Harvey Weinstein (deadline)
  • Soros transfers $18 billion from his family office into his foundation (New York Times)
  • The war to sell you a mattress is a nightmare (Fast Company)
  • The poor suffer most from climate change (ft)
  • JPMorgan makes its first big Fintech acquisition (Wall Street Journal)
  • Netflix plans to spend $8 billion to make its library 50 percent original by 2018 (theverge)
  • A Fund Family That’s Taken a Lot but Delivered Little: Stadion hauled in almost as much in fees ($115 million) as its shareholders reaped in income and gains ($160 million) over its lifetime (beta.morningstar)
  • Risk Perception vs. Risk Profile (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody’s Counting (bloomberg)
  • "There is a fine line between admiration and jealousy. We love watching people succeed, but not too much." (Irrelevant Investor)

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