11/21/17 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

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11/20/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

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11/18/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Interview with Nobel economics laureate Jean Tirole in London (independent.co.uk)
  • Can carbon dioxide removal save the world? (newyorker)
  • Barstool Sports is the anti-ESPN. (nytimes)
  • The Bouvier Affair: How an art-world insider made a fortune by being discreet. (newyorker)
  • To be happy, choose time over money. (behavioralscientist)
  • Why humans stopped squatting. (quartzy.qz)
  • Harvard once again tops the Businessweek’s 2017 list of the Best Business Schools. (bloomberg)
  • Why ageism seems to be inherent in Silicon Valley. (newyorker)
  • Airlines know a lot about you. Now they want to start using that data. (bloomberg)
  • Congestion continues to get worse in major US cities. (wsj)
  • How to make great memories. (bakadesuyo)
  • Today’s kids are growing up (largely) free of exposure to TV advertising. (qz)
  • How doctors are trying to minimize the
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11/17/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

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11/15/17 – Wednesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • 10 questions to ask about where to live in retirement. (wsj)
  • Why performance and fulcrum fees are banned for most financial advisors. (kitces)
  • Tax-bill blues (news.vice)
  • How to retire well: a Barron’s roundtable. (barrons)
  • Comparing the robo-advisors for those in retirement. (wsj)
  • What matters most in personal finance? (whitecoatinvestor)
  • What Vanguard’s incoming CEO told us at EBI 2017, including his favorite stocks to play the Santa Claus Rally this year (Philadelphia Inquirer)
  • How Snapchat will outdo Facebook (or at least try to) (New York Times)
  • IVF is both a health and financial issue to deal with. (castlebaram)
  • How does the rise of the tech giants change the macroeconomy? (ft)
  • LA’s New Hype King Has Cracked How Millennials Spend (bloomberg)
  • Check for unclaimed property every year.
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11/14/17 – Tuesday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Small businesses are still pretty optimistic. (calculatedriskblog)
  • Wolf of Wall Street-style ‘pump and dump’ scams plague cryptocurrency markets (Business Insider)
  • A small portfolio tweak can significantly increase safe withdrawal rates. (alphaarchitect)
  • Correlation between Dow components falling apart (Price Action Lab)
  • Philo is a new entertainment-focused streaming service for $16 a month. (wsj)
  • The German economy is doing just fine, thank you. (fortune)
  • A Little Knowledge is Dangerous (Of Dollars and Data)
  • Single CEOs don’t give a f*ck. (papers.ssrn)
  • Why taxable investors should put a big slug of their bond money into munis. (blogs.cfainstitute)
  • Roku’s ($ROKU) post-IPO trading has been unusual to say the least. (businessinsider)
  • People watch Netflix ($NFLX) pretty much everywhere. (qz)
  • International diversification makes sense, but tilts based on valuation need to be
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11/13/17 – Monday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • A dead simple productivity hack everyone can manage. (thriveglobal)
  • As ETF fees drop to 0.0%, other factors become more important differentiators. (marketwatch)
  • Among other things, crypto-assets are changing the nature of deal making for VCs and hedge funds. (wired)
  • Why do hedge funds underperform (badly) a relevant benchmark? (allaboutalpha)
  • Millennials love cold-brewed coffee. (wsj)
  • So many funds have no reason to exist. (awealthofcommonsense)
  • 2017 was the worst year weather-wise since 1927. (marketwatch)
  • There is a difference between ‘full’ and ‘enough.’ (sethgodin.typepad)
  • It’s time to starting to talking about the slope of the yield curve. (crossingwallstreet)
  • What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam)
  • GE slashes its dividend by 50% (Zero Hedge)
  • We finally have proof that visionary founders make the worst CEOs
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11/11/17 – Saturday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • How men came to fuss over their lawns. (melmagazine)
  • America loves Honey Nut Cheerios. How healthy are they? (nytimes)
  • Notre Dame football is a BIG business. (espn)
  • Hedge fund manager Mark Spitznagel is also an award-winning goat cheese maker. (bloomberg)
  • 12 great business lessons from Alton Brown. (25iq)
  • Bob Lutz, "It saddens me to say it, but we are approaching the end of the automotive era." (autonews)
  • NFL players are hooked on (useless) smelling salts. (espn)
  • What men can do to increase the health of their sperm. (artofmanliness)
  • How our gut microbes affect cancer treatments. (nature)
  • What happens when you click on a Netflix ($NFLX) video. (medium)
  • Can a brain scan help predict suicide? (wsj)
  • 50 ways to live life on your own terms. (medium)
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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
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11/09/17 – Thursday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Beware an inverted yield curve not a flattening one. (bloomberg)
  • What would you do if everything on your calendar got cancelled? (sethgodin.typepad)
  • Nobody KNOWS what they are doing. The best make decisions and move on. (m.signalvnoise)
  • Can startup investments be made using solely quantitative techniques? (usv)
  • The stock market is always risky, some times more than others. (pragcap)
  • The Fed has been effectively tightening longer than commonly thought. (marketanthropology)
  • Fidelity has pulled back on startup investing except for the recent Compass deal. (bloomberg)
  • 10 lessons learned from a novice startup CEO. (medium)
  • How mutual funds invest in unicorns. (papers.ssrn)
  • You have to build frugality into a startup from the get-go. (appsterhq)
  • Summaries from recent high-profile investment conferences. (marketfolly)
  • Four signs your startup is in trouble.
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