11/10/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The Paradise Papers show tax avoidance is a widespread, global phenomenon. (economist)
  • The sad story of the world’s worst mutual fund. (longreads)
  • Twitter ($TWTR) is willfully wrecking its ‘unique selling proposition’ with 280 characters. (daringfireball)
  • Russ Roberts talks with Jennifer Burns author of "Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right." (econtalk)
  • Jason Kottke, "How do you accomplish your work but also leave ample time for letting your creative mind off the leash?" (kottke)
  • The prime working age population is nearing 2007 highs. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Why the stock market is giving tech the benefit of the doubt. (bloomberg)
  • A profile of Victor Haghani a proponent of index fund investing. (wsj)
  • When compounding gets interrupted. (fortunefinancialadvisors)
  • Jordan Harbinger talks with Bob Sutton author of "The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt." (theartofcharm)
  • Wall Street loves Star Wars. (qz)
  • Luck plays a huge role in our lives. (scientificamerican)
  • Some podcasts you should check out via Tim Harford, a formidable podcaster in his own right. (timharford)
  • Barry Ritholtz talks with John Montgomery, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Bridgeway Capital Management. (ritholtz)
  • Are peer-to-peer loans really serving an unmet need? (dealbreaker)
  • A talk with neuroscientist Matthew Walker about his new book "Why We Sleep." (ft)
  • How much attention is the Fed going to pay to the unemployment rate? (bloomberg)
  • Jesse Felder talks with Tobias Carlisle author of "The Acquirer’s Multiple." (thefelderreport)
  • Dan Harris talks with the ‘Wharton monk,’ Andrew Scheffer. (overcast.fm)
  • Muni bond trading is going increasingly electronic. (bloomberg)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Tim O’Reilly author of "WTF?: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us." (tim.blog)
  • Freakonomics on the economics of think tanks. (freakonomics)
  • Brian Koppelman talks with Mike Mills of R.E.M. (overcast.fm)
  • Michael Covel talks with Frank Ostaseski author of "The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully." (trendfollowing)
  • Strategic allocation funds serve their investors well. (beta.morningstar)
  • So where are the women in alternative investing? (institutionalinvestor)
  • Meb Faber talks with venture capitalist Alex Rubalcava. (mebfaber)
  • What is Apple ($AAPL) Pay Cash? (valuewalk)

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