03/25/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • These Scientists Sent a Rocket to Mars for Less Than It Cost to Make “The Martian” (backchannel)
  • Another story of academic research gone bad. (chronicle)
  • A dozen ways that "virality" can be misunderstood. (25iq)
  • The NBA’s secret addiction: ESPN exclusive! How one performance-enhancing sandwich has spread through the NBA.&#xA0 (espn)
  • US infant mortality declined over the past decade. (statnews)
  • A simple way to reduce opioid abuse: prescribe them for 3 edays or less. (vox)
  • Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware (motherboard.vice)
  • The Best Investment Strategy Today: Be Optimistic and Short (mauldineconomics)
  • Intuit ($INTU) does not want to make it easier for you to do your taxes. (priceonomics)
  • Sugar is the next tobacco. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Dinosaurs just got a new family tree. (nytimes)
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03/24/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

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03/23/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How to get seed investor meetings. (hackernoon)
  • Bill Gurley is working hard to get Uber back on track. (nytimes)
  • The American economy is a millionaire-generating machine. (thereformedbroker)
  • Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman are going to produce a film version of George Saunder’ "Lincoln in the Bardo." (qz)
  • More publishers need to embrace the Kindle Matchbook model. (feld)
  • AQR has succeeded by bring alternative strategies to the masses. (forbes)
  • Age-Old Adages for the Bull Market (blog.yardeni)
  • It’s time to add some ‘tail risk protection’ to your portfolio. (mebfaber)
  • The Technology Miracle In U.S. Shale Is Major Media Myth (oilprice)
  • You can’t sell you business if you don’t prepare ahead of time. (inc)
  • What a Berkshire Hathaway ($BRKB) of the Internet would look like. (medium)
  • Warning? Falling
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03/22/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • The best free investing tools on the Internet. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • What’s financial coaching and how does it differ from being a financial planner? (kitces)
  • China Is Poised to Compete in the Tech Revolution (bostonglobe)
  • "One thing I have learned in more than 25 years of trading and market analysis is that there are two markets that knowledgeable traders are very cautious about: Bonds and the US Dollar." (Price Action Lab)
  • Seven things you may not know about IRAs (Fidelity)
  • 6 Years On, Why Economists Missed Arab Spring (project-syndicate)
  • The streak is over with yesterday’s 1% drop – now what? (Stock Trader’s Almanac)
  • What History Says Stocks Will Do After the Sharp Drop (marketwatch)
  • 14 Funds That Crush Vanguard And Yield Up To 11.9% (forbes)
  • Who Is
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03/21/17 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

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03/20/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Record-breaking 2017 for ETFs fuels fears of stock market bubble (ft)
  • A Tweet to Kurt Eichenwald, a Strobe and a Seizure. Now, an Arrest. (nytimes)
  • Forbes’ 30th annual billionaires ranking is out today (Forbes)
  • It’s silly for companies to "fight March Madness." (theatlantic)
  • These 7 Brand Name Companies May Be Takeover Targets (businessinsider)
  • OCC’s Unimaginative Approach to Innovation (realclearmarkets)
  • Global Asset Allocation Update (alhambrapartners)
  • Criminal Immigrants: Unearthing the Actual Numbers (realclear)
  • The Chicago Fed National Activity Index rose in February. (calculatedriskblog)
  • There are still two other Bitcoin ETFs awaiting approval. (etf)
  • Michael’s got nothing to do on the weekends besides push a stroller and read awesome shit (Irrelevant Investor)
  • How water swaps help the West manage a precious resource (csmonitor)
  • On the prospects for M&A
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03/19/17 – Sunday’s Interest-ing Reads

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03/18/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Soon We Won’t Program Computers. We’ll Train Them Like Dogs (wired)
  • How I Traveled Around the World With No Money (nypost)
  • Inside the unregulated world of college strength coaches. (cbssports)
  • The NFL needs to re-think its alcohol abuse policies. (melmagazine)
  • Sully on the challenges of automating autos or airplanes. (thedrive)
  • There is still a lot to learn about the ancestors of homo sapiens. (yahoo)
  • The Internet is saving culture not killing it. (nytimes)
  • The Federal Government’s Student-Loan Fraud (investors)
  • Light-to-moderate drinkers are not at increased risk of weight gain. (nytimes)
  • Sustainable seafood guides are confusing. (npr)
  • The life and times of Terrence Malick in his hometown of Austin, Texas. (texasmonthly)
  • Chevy Chevette: They Sure Don’t Build Cars Like They Used To (spectator)
  • User manuals have
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03/17/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How Knowing Too Much Can Actually Hurt You at Work (fortune)
  • Is $1,000,000 Really What You’re Going to Need to Retire? (cbsnews)
  • Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs In Droves (yahoo)
  • A Bad Omen For Stocks? (marketwatch)
  • Wall Street still has too many stock traders. (businessinsider)
  • Space Sex Is Serious Business: We’ve done almost no research into this area, but it’s key to living on Mars.&#xA0 (fivethirtyeight)
  • Is The Fed Hiking Into A Slowdown? (capitalspectator)
  • Will 90 Become The New 60? As our lifespans have increased, so too have our active years. Can that go on?&#xA0 (nautil.us)
  •  American Citizens: U.S. Border Agents Can Search Your Cellphone (nbcnews)
  • Here Come the Robots (nakedcapitalism)
  • This Big Run Ends Badly and Abruptly. If Only I Knew When (realclearmarkets)
  • China’s
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03/16/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  •  Study: Breitbart-led right-wing media ecosystem altered broader media agenda (cjr)
  • How the Fed has set itself up for the rest of the year. (bloomberg)
  • What the Fed’s Rate Hike Means for You (usatoday)
  • How an investment memo serves as a time-stamp of what went into a decision to invest. (nextviewventures)
  • Intel, Mobileye, and Smiling Curves (stratechery)
  • Unilever, and The Failure Of Corporate Social Responsibility (forbes)
  • Japanese Stocks Are Cheap, But Will It Matter? (fortunefinancialadvisors)
  • Some rookie mistakes founder make when meeting with VCs. (saastr)
  • Why don’t IBM shares command the typical cloud stock multiple? (Barron’s)
  • How Microsoft built its Slack competitor (theverge)
  • Rising interest rates are getting home buyers off the sidelines. (thereformedbroker)
  • The downside of using (multiple) rounds of convertible or SAFE notes early
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