11/04/15 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Stanley Druckenmiller loves companies like Amazon ($AMZN) that don’t give a darn about quarterly earnings. (businessinsider)
  • FanDuel isn’t going public any time soon. (bloomberg)
  • Bill Gates thinks it’s time to fix capitalism (motherjones)
  • Rating four of the on-demand delivery services. (nytimes)
  • The October non-manufacturing ISM report was strong. (calculatedriskblog)
  • How Microsoft ($MSFT) manages its 401(k) plan. (ai-cio)
  • The “myth” of basic science? (scienceblogs)
  • Are Economists Driven by Ideology or Evidence? (thefiscaltimes)
  • VW sees 800,000 more cars affected by ‘inconsistencies’ (reuters)
  • How patient an investor are you? (humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot)
  • Warren Buffett’s Way to Invest for Retirement: 90/10 Allocation (ai-cio)
  • Wealth management trends for the wealthy. (blogs.barrons)
  • Futures higher as ADP, Yellen loom (Reuters)
  • A sweet Social Security deal is getting phased out. (slate)
  • How the super-rich differ (asset-wise) from the merely rich. (blogs.wsj)
  • Bill Gross’s first year as an unconstrained bond manager: better luck next time, old chap (Financial Times)
  • This is the most important job of an advisor. (servowealth)
  • Why did so many big investors get caught unawares by Valeant ($VRX)? (deadcompanieswalking.tumblr)
  • What it really takes to become a “401(k) millionaire.” (fortune)
  • ETF investors are unbundling emerging market equities. (bloomberg)
  • The horese-trading that gave birth to the Federal Reserve (washingtonpost)
  • You should keep stock market apps off your phone. (wsj)
  • The growth at Wealthfront and Betterment has slowed. (economist)
  • DO NOT miss Ben’s cover story for AAII Journal, out today! (AAII)
  • Funds can only continue to charge high fees if they have prior good performance. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Only three hedge fund strategies fell in October. (eqira)
  • Star Trek is coming to a streaming service (CBS All Access) near you. (startrek)
  • When a broker invites you out for a free meal you should pass. (slate)
  • So much for the death of the exurbs. (newgeography)
  • Active manager performance in so-called inefficient asset classes isn’t much better. (etf)
  • The ADP employment report for October shows continued private payroll growth. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Fascinating look at how housing and cities are shaping politics (Idiosyncratic Whisk)
  • Ten questions for personal finance dynamo Michael Kitces. (fpadvance)
  • Humans have created a new top predator that is taking over the Northeast (businessinsider)
  • Auto sales are hot, hot, hot. (scottgrannis.blogspot)
  • America’s Coming Cognitive Decline (bloombergview)
  • Why are more US companies passing on going public? (nytimes)
  • Bubbles: No One Has Any Idea What’s Going On (fool)
  • The ‘hearts’ are the final straw: it’s time to nationalise Twitter (Guardian)
  • The case for mortgage REITs. (charlessizemore)
  • The old Internet is dead and buried. (vox)
  • What is the ‘equity risk premium’? (monevator)
  • Adam Grimes, “The market is much bigger and much noisier than we expect.” (adamhgrimes)
  • A rally from a sharp correction is different than a rally from a stable base. (crackerjackfinance)
  • Maybe Spotify Isn’t Killing The Music Industry After All (fivethirtyeight)
  • There is now a Restaurant ETF ($BITE). (blogs.barrons)

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