11/25/15 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Bernanke:Can China be like Chattanooga? Shifting from industry to services (brookings.edu)
  • Retailers Ring Alarm Bells for the Holiday Season (Wall Street Journal)
  • Meet the Man Behind the Best Men’s Clothing Store in America (GQ)
  • Strong Dollar, Weak Retailers (bloomberg)
  • S&P 500 Profits Fall $25 Billion in First Three Quarters of 2015 (bloomberg)
  • Three Goldman bankers leave for Uber as tech world raids Wall Street talent (Reuters)
  • Fun read on out of favor markets: BRICs, PITs, And PIGS (ValueWalk)
  • A Car Dealers Won’t Sell: It’s Electric (nytimes)
  • Why Rdio died. (theverge)
  • Fidelity is getting into the robo-advisor game. (riabiz)
  • Crowdfunding will not be fraud-free. (project-syndicate)
  • What good retirement plans have in common. (bloombergview)
  • Who will end up as the biggest players in the robo-advice space? (fa-mag)
  • Taking additional credit risk does not guarantee you a premium return (ETF.com)
  • Peer-to-peer lending is quickly becoming a viable alternative asset class. (kitces)
  • Morning MoneyBeat: $GS says stocks are going nowhere. (blogs.wsj)
  • Most of What You Learned in Econ 101 Is Wrong (bloombergview)
  • Should you tilt toward dividend growth in Emerging Markets? (ETF Trends)
  • Is the $49 7″ Kindle Fire worth its low price? (qz)
  • Pumpkin Pie in Miami: Thanksgiving Flight Patterns (nytimes)
  • Personal Capital is lowering its investment minimums. (wsj)
  • Will Your Holiday Flight Be On Time? (fivethirtyeight)
  • 10 investment commandments. (investingcaffeine)
  • Why investors should approach robo-advisors with care. (marketwatch)
  • The Master List of Stores That Are Staying Closed on Thanksgiving Day (bradsdeals)
  • What is a Better Strategy – Invest in Berkshire, or Buffett’s Stock Picks? (Meb Faber)
  • My friend Joe Terranova wrote a powerful post about Thanksgiving and the next 5 minutes (CNBC)
  • Consulting & The Smart Money Herd Mentality (ritholtz)
  • Morning news: the death of the commodity super-cycle. (crossingwallstreet)
  • Calpers’ Hidden Private-Equity Fees: $3.4 Billion Disclosure by the largest pension fund in the U.S. stokes debate over whether such investments are worth the expense (wsj)
  • Ritholtz’s Reads: the S&P 500 profit decline. (bloombergview)
  • Is risk still being mispriced globally thanks to QE? One very informed opinion here: (Enterprising Investor)
  • You have to understand your liabilities before getting serious about investing. (alephblog)
  • Hot links: taking additional credit risk. (thereformedbroker)
  • Bond funds’ past performance isn’t necessarily indicative of skill. (Morningstar)
  • Ben Carlson on the failure of institutional consultant groupthink (A Wealth Of Common Sense)
  • Electric cars and the coal that runs them (washingtonpost)
  • FT Alphaville further reading: Bezos vs. Musk. (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Andrew Lo on “Indexing’s Brave New World” (CIO)

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