10/24/16 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Stockpicker’s Q3 results show they’re not dead yet (Wall Street Journal)
  • How Microsoft Made Its Stock Great Again (fortune)
  • Sir … Sir! You Need to Call the "Other" Time Warner: Angry customers, protesters, even stock investors, routinely confuse the two&#xA0 (wsj)
  • How Russia Pulled Off the Biggest Election Hack in U.S. History (esquire)
  • Bankruptcy Bust: How Zombie Companies Are Killing the Oil Rally (Wall Street Journal)
  • “There’s one good financial idea every decade or so, and 5 to 10 marketing ideas a week.” (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • It’s the demography, stupid! (ft)
  • Investors’ New Message to Global Governments: Spend More (Wall Street Journal)
  • Earnings expectations for the S&P 500 are finally climbing notably (Fundamentalis)
  • The Biggest Money Mistakes We Make—Decade by Decade (Wall Street Journal)
  • The cult of the expert — and how it collapsed (theguardian)
  • Can the $100 billion First Eagle fund family be great again? (Morningstar)
  • Banks complete the first ever cross-border cotton trade using blockchain (Reuters)
  • TD Ameritrade buying Scottrade for $4 billion (Reuters)
  • Everyone’s reading this inside story about the man behind Wikileaks (Buzzfeed)
  •  Why Microsoft stock just hit an all-time high (recode)
  • HFR: Industry Assets Hit Record Despite $28B In Hedge Fund Redemptions (finalternatives)
  • Are we crazy to expect an actual fiscal stimulus plan to result from this election? (Wall Street Journal)
  • 60 Minutes cautionary tale: How NFL players were ripped off by a casino investment (The Big Picture)
  • Stop Blaming Brexit for Every Little Thing (bloomberg)
  • The Weird Economics Of Ikea (fivethirtyeight)
  • The ghost of AOL will haunt the Time Warner-AT&T deal (Recode)

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