10/22/15 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • 50 Years Isn’t Too Long—To Borrow Cheaply: If the Brits see record demand for their 50-year bonds, why shouldn’t Uncle Sam go ultra-long? (barrons)
  • Borzi Says DOL Fiduciary Rule Will Have Legal Teeth (wealthmanagement)
  • The Guy Who Signed Slick Rick and Jay Z Is Still Killing It (Bloomberg)
  • How a F student became America’s most prolific inventor. (bloomberg)
  • How and why the Fed raises rates is as important as when (blogs.ft)
  • Pension trade group believes DOL fiduciary rule is all but inevitable (investmentnews)
  • Lithium batteries are looking like the most plausible reason for the disappearance of MH370. (thedailybeast)
  • Investors are none too happy with Procter & Gamble ($PG) management. (ft)
  • What Alaska’s salmon haul tells us about the environment. (interactive.fusion)
  • What We Know About the 92 Million Americans Who Aren’t in the Labor Force (Real Time Economics)
  • Nasdaq is buying unicorn ranch SecondMarket (TechCrunch)
  • Daniel Kahneman on Intuition and the Outside View (compoundingmyinterests)
  • The importance of social skills at the workplace is increasing. (nytimes)
  • How shipping containers made distance irrelevant. (nautil.us)
  • Biden’s out, here’s maybe why: (Upshot)
  • Study finds the warmer it gets, the more world economy hurts (bigstory.ap)
  • US cities that will stay above sea level after global warming—and those that will disappear (qz)
  • The porn business is nothing like you think it is. (wired)
  • Valeant’s rebuttal to short-sellers trims some of the losses (Wall Street Journal)
  • The real reason germs spread in the winter (bbc)
  • Why we keep returning to the story of Steve Jobs. (slate)
  • The way we use Social Security numbers is absurd. (fivethirtyeight)
  • David Einhorn’s new letter to Greenlight Capital investors (ValueWalk)
  • A new edition of Columbia’s Graham and Doddsville newsletter is out with a series of interesting interview with value investors. (marketfolly)
  • 5 steps to being a better writer from Malcolm Gladwell. (thewaiterspad)
  • Warren Buffett’s Lucky Millionaires Club. Early Berkshire stockholders have used shares to finance children’s educations, buy homes, donate to charity (wsj)
  • A dozen ways in which Charlie Munger and Philip Tetlock think alike.* (25iq)
  • What Happened to the Boy Who Accidentally Shot His Sister Dead (thetrace)
  • The 401(k) Crisis Is Getting Worse (bloomberg)
  • Invest like a hedge fund – AlphaClone CEO shares his tips (ETFdb)
  • Who is losing money in the blood-soaked oil trade? (Wolf Street)
  • How Xiaomi became China’s Apple ($AAPL) overnight. (qz)
  • Here are the styles and factors leading the market this year (Invesco)
  • Children and unintentional firearm death (injepijournal)

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