11/03/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Money laundering is going high tech. (economist)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with inspirational swim coach Terry Laughlin. (tim.blog)
  • How tactical asset allocation strategies performed in October. (allocatesmartly)
  • Another sign of bullish investor sentiment. (jlfmi.tumblr)
  •  These Are the Russia Ads That Social Media Companies Are Getting Blasted For (bloomberg)
  • Jeremy Schwartz talks with Andrew Lo author of "Adaptive Markets." (soundcloud)
  • Emma Jacobs and Andrew Hill talk with Ellen Pao author of "Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change." (ft)
  • These are some tweets and Facebook ads Russia used to try and influence the 2016 presidential election (recode)
  • Bitcoin mining is a big energy suck. (motherboard.vice)
  • The Bill Ackman-ADP ($ADP) battle has gotten ugly. (nytimes)
  • Big hedge funds are experimenting with quantum computers. (ft)
  • Howard Lindzon, "Apple this morning is just 7.5 times more valuable than all the Bitcoins in the world." (howardlindzon)
  • Despite increased competition the credit card companies, driven by reward-seeking consumers, are still doing just fine. (ft)
  • Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Feng Gu and Baruch Lev about our broken accounting systems. (bloomberg)
  • Under what conditions the ‘wisdom of crowds’ breaks down. (blogs.scientificamerican)
  • Khe Hy talks with Quartz founder Kevin Delaney. (radawakenings)
  • The Upside of Being Ruled by the Five Tech Giants (nytimes)
  • On the benefits of deleting Twitter and Facebook off your phone. (bothsidesofthetable)
  • Lumber prices are still pointing toward good times. (marketwatch)
  • The Global Economy Looks Good for 2018, Unless Somebody Does Something Dumb (bloomberg)
  • Are tech stocks to blame for the S&P 500’s overvaluation? (gmo)
  • Managed futures had a great October. (rcmalternatives)
  • How to apply the Pareto Principle to your life. (linkedin)
  • Why COOs Should Think Like Behavioral Economists (hbr)
  • Preston and Stig talk with Roger Lowenstein author of "Buffett: An American Capitalist" about, you guessed it, Warren Buffett. (theinvestorspodcast)
  • Some interesting observations from Black Monday by Blair Hull. (bloomberg)
  • Michael Covel talks with Mike Salguero founder of ButcherBox. (trendfollowingradio)
  • Individual and institutional sentiment is diverging. (disciplinedinvesting.blogspot)
  • Enviros and Developers: A Love Story (grist)
  • Scott Galloway author of "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google" says things are going to start ‘getting real’ for Facebook ($FB). (vanityfair)
  • Brett McKay talks with George Anders author of the book "You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a “Useless” Liberal Arts Education." (artofmanliness)
  • Global risk-free rates have hit a 800-year low. (capitalspectator)
  • Shane Parrish talks with Susan Cain author of "The Quiet Revolution." (farnamstreetblog)
  • Ted Seides talks large asset managers and our retirement savings crisis with Ashby Monk. (capitalallocatorspodcast)
  • How the decade-old DARPA challenge seeded today’s self-driving cars. (gimletmedia)
  • There are still few signs of recession on the horizon. (fat-pitch.blogspot)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with Scott Galloway author of "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google." (ritholtz)
  • The October NFP survey showed an unemployment rate of 4.1%. (newscientist)
  • Brett McKay talks meat with Pat LaFrieda author of "Meat: Everything You Need to Know." (artofmanliness)
  • Three ways to improve Morningstar’s star-ratings. (validea)
  • Despite scuttlebutt to the contrary, Morningstar ratings are not affected by advertising relationships. (mutualfundobserver)
  • Of Free Brains and Effortless Money (safalniveshak)
  • Tech Goes to Washington (stratechery)
  • Do index funds require additional regulation? (beta.morningstar)
  • Bitcoin futures will open the floodgates for Bitcoin ETFs, a la the $VIX. (rcmalternatives)
  • Krista Tippett talks with Daniel Kahneman about our contradictory selves. (onbeing)
  • 82,000 stolen guns are missing in Florida (revealnews)
  • A talk with Andrew Lo, author of "Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought." (ft)

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