11/07/16 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • • Rise of the algos rattles commodity traders (ft)
  • Facebook’s news service has become the largest distributor of misinformation in human history (Denver Post)
  • Is currency hedging worth the trouble? (blog.thinknewfound)
  • Goldman Sachs ($GS) is launching an etf, GS Hedge Industry VIP ETF, based on its hedge fund research. (ft)
  • Can’t get your first choice? Choose something different altogether. (scientificamerican)
  • • Facebook is harming our democracy, and Mark Zuckerberg needs to do something about it (vox)
  • • An Interview With the Founder of PolitiFact, During a Season of Distorted Reality (psmag)
  • 62% of value managers are beating their benchmark year to date (Barron’s)
  • Are passive bond ETFs distorting the credit market for the worse? Apollo Global thinks so. (wsj)
  • If you have to watch election returns here is your guide: (marketwatch)
  • The Comprehensive Business Case for Sustainability (HBR) (hbr)
  • How to be a better public speaker. (ft)
  • What Amazon ($AMZN) has learned so far from the Echo. (fastcompany)
  • StockTwits is launching a new site for novice investors, MoneyBadger. (howardlindzon)
  • • Money Management Gospel of Yale’s Endowment Guru (nytimes)
  • It’s hard to avoid ESG investing these days. (thereformedbroker)
  • Three bad habits of investors. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Network effects help ETFs and hurt mutual funds. (etf)
  • The next president has got to wrestle with the bond market. (bloomberg)
  • A primer on global inflation-linked bonds. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • • How You Can Find the Good in a Nasty Election Cycle (dailygood)
  • Why the Amazon ($AMZN) Echo is still the smart speaker to beat. (thewirecutter)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is basically the only company making money smartphones. (qz)
  • Five tips for trading ETFs. (beta.morningstar)
  • A looser fiscal policy, under either candidate, is not a slam dunk. (ft)
  • How to take advantage of the illiquidity premium in bonds. (wsj)
  • Millennials are coming and they want Sustainable Investments (Bloomberg) (bloomberg)
  • Traders make a mistake in that they take more risk than they can emotionally handle. (traderfeed.blogspot)
  • Here’s how late you’ll need to stay up tomorrow night and when each state reports (Financial Times)
  • Smart beta investor chase returns like everyone else. (investingresearch)
  • A really fun read about Theo Van Gogh and the new patrons of finance (Institutional Investor)
  • http://www.ussif.org/esg (ussif)
  • Patience is difficult for many traders to master. (catalystsminusheadwinds)
  • Those highly-conflicted back-end loaded broker recruiting packages are history now (Nerd’s Eye View)
  • Uber wanted banks to sell shares to affluent investors without much data. (bloomberg)
  • The Macbook Pro is not build for "pros." (theverge)
  • • Pain, anger and fear: US voters deprived of a serious presidential election (theguardian)
  • talk to us here (ritholtzwealth)
  • • China’s Debt Addiction Could Lead to a Financial Crisis (barrons)
  • Moody’s Issues First Green Bond Assessment in US (The Bond Buyer) (bondbuyer)
  • • How Big Data Is Creating a Detailed Picture of U.S. Earnings (blogs.wsj)
  • Why I read science fiction. (dpegan)
  • Corporate Investment in ESG Practices (Harvard Law) (corpgov.law.harvard.edu)
  • The case for adding to European stocks now (Morningstar)
  • The most important aspect of the active-passive debate is whether or not it leads to more inefficiency (ValueWalk)
  • Morningstar ($MORN) is giving away its equity indices for free. (investmentnews)
  • The stock market has gone nowhere the past year. (cnbc)
  • It’s not unusual for the stock market to drop nine days in a row. (priceactionlab)
  • Is this natural resource ETF the perfect diversifier? (etf)
  • Five reasons why the SEC should approve the Winkelvii’s Bitcoin ETF. (bloomberg)

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