04/22/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A look inside the $400 million lawsuit the Spinal Tap creatives filed against Vivendi. (bloomberg)
  • Best practices for passwords. (venturebeat)
  • Amazon’s Echo beat our Google’s Home in a bake-off. (thewirecutter)
  • Talk to your kids. (qz)
  • A horrifying number of people use their phones while driving. (wired)
  • • Morningstar’s New Funds Gambit: Opportunity and Controversy (barrons)
  • Older generations like their coffee cheap, black and bottomless. (buzzfeed)
  • Are PhD students more at-risk to psychiatric disorders? (bigthink)
  • • The Annie Hall That Might Have Been: Inside Woody Allen’s Anhedonia (vanityfair)
  • Frozen vegetables are sometimes more nutritious than fresh. (modernfarmer)
  • Americans want SUVs. (nytimes)
  • We are in the golden age of oral histories. (kottke)
  • You probably didn’t realize the blood of the horseshoe crab is so vital to human health. (popularmechanics)
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04/21/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

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04/20/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

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04/19/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • When An ETF Changes Its Stripes (awealthofcommonsense)
  • ‘Eco-anxiety’ on a Massive Scale (QZ)
  • 4 Things That Set Successful CEOs Apart (hbr)
  • 30 questions for veteran trader Michael Martin. (medium)
  • One clue that someone doesn’t understand a problem is that they need a large number of variables and factors to explain it. (Seth Godin)
  • How Did the United States Become The United States of Work? (newrepublic)
  • This company trusts it employees with "unlimited" expense authorizations. (qz)
  • Financial advice (and failures) from the stars: Eleven celebrities on how they spend their money (bloomberg)
  • How to make it easy for a trading shop to hire you. (finance.yahoo)
  • ‘Blame United,’ ‘Blame Deregulation,’ and Other Fallacies (bloomberg)
  • Goldman, BofA Cash In on a Leveraged-Loan Frenzy Like No Other (Bloomberg)
  • Silicon
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04/18/17 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

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04/17/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The long, convoluted story of the Abbott ($ABT) and Alere ($ALR) deal. (bloomberg)
  • You trust e-mail more than you should. (nymag)
  • The VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners ETF ($GDXJ) is rebuilding (and expanding) its index. (etf)
  • Vanguard’s first index-based muni bond ETF ($VTEB) just hit $1 billion in AUM. (blogs.barrons)
  • These Peter Lynch quotes are the perfect reminder of what’s eventually coming for us. (Novel Investor)
  • Chicago continues to attract automated trading firms from around the world. (chicagobusiness)
  • How shorter workdays can actually help profitability. (bloomberg)
  • Five lessons learned from a new Google ($GOOGL) manager. (fastcompany)
  • Publishers are fleeing Facebook ($FB) Instant Articles. (theverge)
  • Right Culture Not All About Employee Happiness (gallup)
  • Why the Equity Bull Market Must Continue (wordpress)
  • Vive la France! The Coming
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04/16/17 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

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04/15/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A profile of Scott Minerd and Guggenheim Partners. (bloomberg)
  • Your brain is not a computer. (aeon.co)
  • Why deep breathing keeps you calm. (nytimes)
  • How the Ethanol Mandate Is Killing the American Prairie (investors)
  • At what point does coffee get too fancy? (nytimes)
  • Check out a hybrid Ford ($F) cop car. (wired)
  • Has streaming killed the truly independent film? (theringer)
  • A Weekend With Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Swolest Men in America (buzzfeed)
  • How big a problem is overbooking? (ft)
  • A profile of Mike Judge. (nytimes)
  • Passengers May Hate the Airlines, but Investors Love Them (marketwatch)
  • Forget young blood, think young microbiome. (scientificamerican)
  • A dozen business lessons learned from Lil Wayne. (25iq)
  • The Assad Family: Nemesis of Nine U.S. Presidents (newyorker)
  • A conversation with Josh Bernstein, the
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04/14/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Jordan Harbinger talks with Karen Baetzel of BattleAxe Consulting. (theartofcharm)
  • Patrick O’Shaughnessy talks with Boyd Varty author of "Cathedral in the Wild." (investorfieldguide)
  • How the Rich Seized Full Control of New York City (newrepublic)
  • Nine podcast episodes worthy of further discussion. (nytimes)
  • Manufacturing sentiment is cooling off. (blogs.wsj)
  • Filing Taxes In Japan Is a Total Breeze. Why Not Here? (nytimes)
  • Chuck Akre gets the Google Talk treatment with "The Peregrinations of an English Major Trying to Solve the Investment Puzzle." (marketfolly)
  • Why Housing Trends Could Keep U.S. Interest Rate Suppressed (bloomberg)
  • How The Dollar Affects The Stock Market (awealthofcommonsense)
  • Making the case for a surge in technology-driven productivity gains. (entropyeconomics)
  • How to get better as a writer. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Let’s Use United’s O’Hare Debacle to Demand
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04/13/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A Dollar Breakdown Is Coming (marketanthropology)
  • Who Is the Richest Person Who Ever Lived on Planet Earth? (investopedia)
  • The cost of California’s public pensions is breaking the bank. Here’s one reason this problem is so hard to fix (latimes)
  • Does the world need more personal social networks? (fastcompany)
  • Apple ($AAPL) is going deep on health tech, including diabetes monitoring. (cnbc)
  • A REIT That Warren Buffett Likes: Seritage Growth Properties (forbes)
  • RIP Charlie Murphy – I’m pretty sure this is the greatest TV sketch of all time (Comedy Central)
  • Winner Take All Urbanism (theatlantic)
  • We can move anywhere, but we don’t. (ft)
  • Direct stock listings are a cool idea. (avc)
  • Active managers underperform, blah blah blah… (blogs.wsj)
  • Fear Is Creeping Back Into Markets (bloomberg)
  • How to
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