06/09/17 – Friday’s Interest-ing Reads

  • Why you have to learn from bad pitches. (pointsandfigures)
  • Gayborhoods: Why House Prices in Gay Neighborhoods Soar (marketwatch)
  • The meal kit space is getting crowded. (fortune)
  • JOLTed (knowledgeleaderscapital)
  • Five Intelligent, Simple Ways To Protect Your Stock Portfolio (forbes)
  • Research on why diversity in teams matters. (papers.ssrn)
  • Initial Comments on James Comey’s Written Testimony (lawfareblog)
  • The Days & Nights of Elon Musk: How He Spends His Time at Work & Play (qz)
  •  Molecules found in young stars suggest life on Earth came via our sun (wired.co.uk)
  • Thanks to Dodd-Frank, Dreamers Are Being Suffocated (realclearmarkets)
  • Everyone Is Muddling In Economic Darkness (realclearmarkets)
  • Why Americans Aren’t Loving Retirement Like They Used To (usatoday)
  • Master Limited Partnership: More Going On Than Oil Price (realclear)
  • Diversify? Easier Said Than Done (knowledgeleaderscapital)
  • U.S. Job Creation Index Returns to a Record High in May (gallup)
  • Dividends by the Numbers in May 2017 (politicalcalculations.blogspot)
  • This Is the Future of Business-Class Seats (bloomberg)
  • The Power of Failing Well (collaborativefund)
  • Is Bitcoin A New Asset Class? (capitalspectator)
  • Congress Took a Huge Step Toward Fixing Economy (investors)
  • Europe (Finally) Shows How to Close a Failing Bank (bloomberg)
  • How Y Combinator is scaling. (qz)
  • Systematically Harvesting the Volatility Premium (morningstar)
  • What’s It Really Like to Cook for a Powerful Restaurant Critic (grubstreet)
  • Comey’s Testimony Unlikely to Have a Market Impact (nypost)
  • It’s Not Just Retail That’s Changing. We’re Changing Too (bloomberg)
  • David Brooks, Billions, and the Paradox of Charitable Giving (realclearmarkets)
  • Patrick O’Shaugnessy talks with Ira Judelson, New York City’s most prominent bail bondsman. (investorfieldguide)
  • Amazon Lowers Prime Membership Rate For Low-Income Customers (npr)
  • Prosperity Does Not Require Govt Spending (washingtontimes)
  • Thoughts on How to Cure Banking of ‘Too Big to Fail’ (realclearmarkets)
  •  Inside the Factory Building the World’s Smallest, Cheapest Private Jet (wired)
  • U.K. Election: Worst, Best Scenarios for Global Stocks (marketwatch)
  • Broadway Tickets for the Price of Economics Lesson (nytimes)
  •  Why are analysts crowing about our crummy job market? (theweek)
  • Stop Waiting for the "All Clear" From Markets (bloomberg)
  • Some insights from investing in 200+ startups from YC Partner Paul Buchheit. (blog.ycombinator)
  • Investing for good. What a B-corp fund looks like. (collaborativefund)
  • The Biggest Black Swan of All May Be North Korea (marketwatch)
  • Commentary on How to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure (realclear)
  • Best May For Dividends Since 2014 (blogspot)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm, Texas Isn’t Really New Saudi Arabia (bloomberg)
  • Humanity needs finance says Mihir Desai author of "The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return." (hbr)
  • Canada Rejects ‘America First’: How It Can Fill in For the U.S. (realclearmarkets)
  • Tim Ferriss talks with Vince Vaughn about fear and success. (tim.blog)
  • Hard Time Finding Attractively Valued Companies (contrarianedge)
  • In Miami, David Beckham Has Wrought America’s Best Stadium Deal&#xA0 (slate)
  • Venture capitalists with daughters, a proxy for diversity, do a better job of generating returns. (papers.ssrn)
  • How is Blue Apron at managing its costs? (bloomberg)
  • Michael Covel talks with Daniel DiPiazza author of “Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want.” (trendfollowingradio)
  • Cardiff Garcia talks with Richard Ocejo, a sociologist and author of the new book, "Masters of Craft." (ftalphaville.ft)
  • Amazon Just Invented the Bookstore (fee)
  • Retail Stores: Selling Stuff Is No Longer Really the Point (fortune)
  • The Myth of the Overnight Success (fee)
  • Did the Dodgers Really Make Los Angeles a World Class City? (realclearmarkets)
  • Five Big Tech Stocks Build Market Euphoria, and Jitters (nytimes)
  • Why Sacrifices by the Rich Won’t Fix Social Welfare (bloomberg)
  • Did life here begin … out there? Maybe its precursors did. (blastr)
  • Reality Check: Companies Need to Invest in Wages and Training (strategy-business)
  • Dear Oil, You Have a Big Tesla Problem. But When Will It Hit? (cnn)
  • Breaking Up the TBTF Banks Is Easier Than You Might Think (thenation)
  • Debt Sustainability In a Low Interest Rate World (realclear)
  • A Japanese stranger saved my family from the Holocaust. How can I repay him? (qz)
  • The Longer-Term View: Secular Reflation (gsam)
  • Why Men Don’t Live as Long as Women (nautil.us)
  • Jordan Harbinger talks with David Eagleman author of "Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain and The Brain: The Story of You." (theartofcharm)
  • Sometimes VCs need to be a little crazy. (medium)
  • Chicago is not Silicon Valley. And that is OK. (m.signalvnoise)
  • Jamie Dimon Wants This Guy to Disrupt JPMorgan (bloomberg)
  • Philly Soda Tax Falls Flat (blogspot)
  • Marc Maron talks with Senator Al Franken. (wtfpod)
  • How Markets Got The Jobs Report Completely Wrong (investors)
  • Seven reasons to NOT start your own business. (monevator)
  • There’s Danger at Door When Markets Lose Fundamentals’ Focus (tcw)
  • Citizen Zuckerberg: Why would the Facebook CEO want to be our POTUS? (thebaffler)
  • Ibiza: Hard-Partying Clubbing Mecca to Clean-Living Capital (co)
  • Eight Ways You’re Doing Burgers Wrong (bloomberg)
  • A Farm Grows in the City (wsj)
  • Ted Seides talks with David "Bull" Gurfein about the military, business, leadership, management, and resource allocation. (capitalallocatorspodcast)
  • Some ‘free lunches’ founders should avoid. (avc)
  • Our Debt Limit Nightmares Are Starting to Come True (newrepublic)
  • Cities are humanity’s greatest invention. (freakonomics)
  • Bonds Rally As Fed Prepares To Hike (capitalspectator)
  • Sector Breakouts Show This Bull Has Legs (barrons)
  • The Meltup Scenario Is Imminent…Or Underway (yardeni)
  • Would More Govt Infrastructure Spending Boost the Economy? (realclear)
  • Brett McKay talks with Isaac Lidsky author of "Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can’t See Clearly." (artofmanliness)
  • Will standalone meal kits still be a thing five years from now? (fastcompany)
  • Amazon at $1000 – Should We Celebrate? (promarket)
  • A French Novel Shows Pride and Pain of Those Left Behind (newrepublic)
  • Why You Still Can’t Trust Your Financial Adviser: Fiduciary rule in doubt, seeking professional advice on your money remains a dangerous proposition (bloomberg)
  • Tech Stocks: Too Far, or Some Room to Run Upward? (schwab)
  • The Great Kansas Tax Cut Experiment Crashes And Burns (forbes)
  • Momentum is building for Indianapolis as a startup hub. (venturebeat)

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