11/19/15 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Germany just sold two year bonds at a -0.38% yield. (ft)
  • Uber is not the future of work. (theatlantic)
  • An Essential Part of Job Creation Policy is Missing (thefiscaltimes)
  • The decline in silver is a typical pattern in commodities. (crossingwallstreet)
  • Eight more things learned from Judd Apatow. (thewaiterspad)
  • Time for GOP panic? Establishment worried Carson or Trump might win (washingtonpost)
  • The best interview question you can ask. (farnamstreetblog)
  • The NYSE is killing the stop-loss order. (bloomberg)
  • Dollar’s Revival Poses New Threat to Commodities (wsj)
  • Your Brain Performs Better When It Slows Down, with Steven Kotler (bigthink)
  • Islamic State Dominates the Digital Battlefield (bloombergview)
  • The 20 companies where college kids want to intern. (bloomberg)
  • Retail companies are changing in the face of increased online competition. (ft)
  • Why Rdio Died: The service had a year’s head start on Spotify in America, but it didn’t matter (theverge)
  • Does neuroplasticity work? (digg)
  • Two centuries of momentum: an in-depth look. (thinknewfound)
  • Activist urges Yahoo ($YHOO) not to spinoff Alibaba ($BABA) stake. (wsj)
  • The ‘HBS of Pot’ is booming. (washingtonpost)
  • Why do bear markets always surprise us? In short, the “fading affect bias.” (basonasset)
  • Hedge funds are not a separate asset class. (staging.ai-cio)
  • Have massive stock buybacks undermined the future of American companies? (reuters)
  • Why co-working spaces beat working at home (or the coffee shop). (pointsandfigures)
  • Why U.S. Efforts to Cut Off Islamic State’s Funds Have Failed (bloomberg)
  • Five things learned from Chris Dixon. (thewaiterspad)
  • Banks and Fintech Firms’ Relationship Status: It’s Complicated (wsj)
  • Five traders to follow on StockTwits. (ryandetrick.tumblr)
  • It’s way too easy to hack a hospital. (bloomberg)
  • Why managed futures love bond contracts. (managed-futures-blog.attaincapital)
  • Facebook ($FB) is thinking big, including VR, for the future. (fastcompany)
  • The 8 best explanations of the Donald Trump-Ben Carson phenomenon (washingtonpost)
  • What kind of municipal bond investor are you? (blog.abglobal)
  • Why institutions have warmed to bond ETFs. (institutionalinvestor)
  • The U.S. May Be the World’s Richest Country, But It Ranks 14th in Financial Literacy (blogs.wsj)
  • Square ($SQ) prices below the range. (wsj)
  • Clay Christensen says everyone misunderstands his theory of disruption — here’s what it really means (businessinsider)
  • Weekly initial unemployment claims continue to sit at historical lows. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Interest in bond ETFs is surging. (etf)
  • Should Time Warner ($TWX) spin-off HBO? (newyorker)
  • Many college athletic departments are majority funded by student fees. (projects.huffingtonpost)
  • John Authers, “Past performance does not predict future performance. But it utterly controls what the consumer will ultimately buy.” (ft)
  • How Amazon ($AMZN) became a retail juggernaut. (nytimes)

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