10/26/16 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • REITs are not a homogeneous sector. (wsj)
  • The IPO market is (finally) heating up. (wsj)
  • We Were Right — Just a Decade Early (feld)
  • BlackRock: Climate change is going to move a huge amount of money and not enough people are paying attention (businessinsider)
  • The world would be $1.1 trillion richer if everyone trained their young people like Germany does (Quartz)
  • Market surveillance is going all AI. (fortune)
  • Why arbs are avoiding the AT&T ($T)-Time Warner ($TWX) deal. (wsj)
  • With mortgage rates this low it almost always makes more sense to buy than rent. (bloomberg)
  • Why the US economy has permanent downshifted. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Start investing NOW. (thereformedbroker)
  • Why people hate buying annuities. (beta.morningstar)
  • Ugh. Blackstone ($BX) is getting into the non-traded REIT space. (wsj)
  • 50 Companies to Watch in 2017&#xA0 (bloomberg)
  • The challenge of living and working in a state losing citizens and businesses. (alephblog)
  • Is a mysterious Planet Nine creating a slight tilt in the solar system? (csmonitor)
  • Teachers are getting screwed over in their 403(b) plans. (tonyisola)
  • Three better ways to make a charitable contribution. (beta.morningstar)
  • When did work become so important to our psyches? (bloomberg)
  • What you gain when you give up reading the news for a week. (fastcompany)
  • The prospects for a 60/40 portfolio are pretty bleak over the next decade. (bloomberg)
  • A Textbook Performance Chase (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Chemical activity shows continued growth in October. (calculatedriskblog)
  • High yield bond market ownership is surprisingly concentrated. (businessinsider)
  • Keith Olbermann loses his sh*t (GQ)
  • In defense of the niche financial practice. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • You’ll Likely Be Reading One Of These 5 Articles The Day After The Election (fivethirtyeight)
  • When the 4% rule fails. (beta.morningstar)
  • Don’t retire too early. (wsj)
  • Focusing on “the number” prevents you from living in the present. (qz)
  • Irritation is both a privilege and a choice. (sethgodin.typepad)
  • What Every Young Investor Needs to Do (LinkedIn)
  • The Twisted Psychology of Political Supporters (inquisitr)
  • 403(b) providers are a nest of vipers and scorpions. (mobile.nytimes)
  • Earnings are improving (or getting less bad) for resources companies (MoneyBeat)
  • Why picking good funds is so difficult. (matthewgarrott)
  • There is a big difference between smart personal finance advice and smart personal finance advice FOR YOU. (blog.cordantwealth)
  • Longevity income annuities provide a great deal of welfare to retirees. (papers.ssrn)
  • The only reason you should invest your money is because it helps you meet your goals. (nytimes)
  • Costco ($COST) vs. Amazon ($AMZN) Prime: who wins on price? (businessinsider)
  • Apple’s Annual Sales Have Fallen For The First Time Since 2001 (Buzzfeed)
  • Rechargeable batteries don’t suck any more. (kottke)
  • The best 529 plans for 2016. (beta.morningstar)
  • Financial stocks are doing better than you would think. (twitter)
  • 99% of actively managed US equity funds sold in Europe underperformed over 10 years – WTF?!? (Financial Times)
  • Athletes in search of ‘relaxed concentration.’ (kottke)
  • Liar, Liar: How the Brain Adapts to Telling Tall Tales (scientificamerican)
  • The Treasury market is preparing for a rate hike. (capitalspectator)
  • Connected devices are easily hacked. Why aren’t we holding manufacturers accountable? (recode)
  • Tim Cook doesn’t appreciate your questioning his strategy (Business Insider)
  • The AT&T ($T)-Time Warner ($TWX) deal is a “Hail Mary pass.” (nytimes)
  • 2016 Risk Parity Investment Survey (ai-cio)
  • The bear case for the economy: higher wages get swallowed up by higher health care and housing costs. (bloomberg)

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