11/09/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Beware an inverted yield curve not a flattening one. (bloomberg)
  • What would you do if everything on your calendar got cancelled? (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Nobody KNOWS what they are doing. The best make decisions and move on. (m.signalvnoise)
  • Can startup investments be made using solely quantitative techniques? (usv)
  • The stock market is always risky, some times more than others. (pragcap)
  • The Fed has been effectively tightening longer than commonly thought. (marketanthropology)
  • Fidelity has pulled back on startup investing except for the recent Compass deal. (bloomberg)
  • 10 lessons learned from a novice startup CEO. (medium)
  • How mutual funds invest in unicorns. (papers.ssrn)
  • You have to build frugality into a startup from the get-go. (appsterhq)
  • Summaries from recent high-profile investment conferences. (marketfolly)
  • Four signs your startup is in trouble. (blog.usejournal)
  • Every meeting should have an owner who shares the agenda ahead of time. (slackhq)
  • How much do startup founders make in practice? (medium)
  • Five ways to support a startup (without investing). (linkedin)
  • How giving up Facebook ($FB) for a month affects productivity. (medium)
  • Investing in tangible assets, like wine, may not particularly profitable but it is fun. (beta.theglobeandmail)
  • How $300 million in Ethereum was stolen and destroyed. (theguardian)
  • What happens when a parent and child pair up to build a business. (nytimes)
  • A reluctant discussion of the US stock market’s status, bubble-wise. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Startups are making a mistake by assiduously avoiding middle-aged consumers. (collaborativefund)
  • Momentum has been the best performing factor over the past year. (capitalspectator)
  • There is still little sign of stress in the weekly initial unemployment claims figures. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Effective arguing is a skill. (melmagazine)
  • Is Facebook ($FB) flat out broken? (bloomberg)
  • How Disney ($DIS) could jump start its OTT efforts by taking control of Hulu. (cnbc)
  • Semil Shah talks about the challenges in raising Haystack IV. (blog.semilshah)
  • Sean Parker now recognizes the problems with social media and Facebook ($FB). (axios)
  • How the Mt. Gox owners will actually benefit from the run-up in Bitcoin prices. (wsj)
  • Interest in ESG strategies keeps growing. (smartleaf)
  • No Bitcoin fork…for now. (nytimes)
  • How to write effective e-mails. (medium)
  • The track record for Regulation A+ IPOs has not been good. (bloomberg)

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