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10 Weekend Reads

Good morning. Before you head out to play in the sunshine, here are some longer form weekend readings to kick off your Saturday:

• Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley (Businessweek)
• Who Stole the Four-Hour Workday? (Vice)
• Has the ‘Libertarian Moment’ Finally Arrived? (NY Times)
• I Want It, and I Want It Now — It’s Time for Instant Gratification (Re/Code)
• Amazon, a Friendly Giant as Long as It’s Fed (NY Times)
• Gladwell: The Gangster’s Guide to Upward Mobility (New Yorker)
• The Most Fascinating Profile You’ll Ever Read About a Guy and His Boring Startup (Wired)
• What Happens When You Enter the Witness Protection Program? (Priceonomics)
• Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man? (The Marshall Project)
• Wax and Wane: The Tough Realities Behind Vinyl’s Comeback (Pitchfork)

Whats up this weekend?

 
Stocks End Week With a Wild Ride 
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Source: WSJ

 

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • Why the Stock Market Is Struggling to Regain Momentum (MoneyBeat) but see Learning to Love Volatility (Rick Ferri) • The 2000’s Was the Worst Decade For Investors (Yahoo Finance) • Europe’s low inflation is sending it into a lost decade (WonkBlog) but see Fed Hawks Squawk (Tim Duy’s Fed…Read More

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10 Thursday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads • Investing by the Pool (Crossing Wall Street) • This market expert sees big upside for stocks (Marketwatch) but see Top Ten Signs Of The Coming Stock Market Crash (Forbes) • How to Capture Alpha through Beta (ai-cio.com) • The 1% May Be Richer Than You Think, Research Shows (Bloomberg) • Federal Reserve…Read More

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10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • Incredible Shrinking Yields (Bespoke) • Ten Charts That Show Us Something New About The IPO Boom (Moneybeat) • Investors Turn Bearish; Is this a Buy Signal? (Barron’s) see also Stop Worrying About the Next Market Crash (JDavidstein) • Summertime Living Isn’t Easy for Macro Funds (WSJ) continues here  …Read More

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10 Wednesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Housel: How to Scare Yourself Stupid (MF) • Kass: Pressures Pile Up on Markets (RealMoney) • Bank of America Nears $17 Billion Settlement Over Mortgages  (Dealbook) • Shiller CAPE Market Valuation: Terrible For Market Timing, But Valuable For Long-Term Retirement Planning  (Kitces) • Marijuana Retirement: How My Parents Became Late-Life…Read More

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10 Wednesday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • How you’ll know if it’s time for a market crash (Marketwatch) see also The Trend Is Your Friend Till That Bend At the End (BV) • What is the correlation between the alternative rock of the ’80s and ’90s and alternative investing? (Investment News) • Wait, *now* are…Read More

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10 Tuesday PM Reads

My morning afternoon train reads: • What Will Happen When Companies Stop Buying Back So Much Stock  (Business Insider) • Building A Niche Advisory Business: It Takes 3 Years For People To Know, Like, and Trust (Kitces) • Why is the economy still weak?  Blame these five sectors (The Upshot) • Waiting to be right (Statistical…Read More

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10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • What Top Economists, Investors See Next Year (IBD) • Is it just a pullback, coming correction or beginning of bear market? (USA Today) but see History says don’t count on a big correction anytime soon (Marketwatch) • The Market is a Rube Goldberg Machine (Reformed Broker) • Inflation…Read More

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10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • 3 Sentences That Explain Investing (Think Advisor) • How to rip off a country, Espirito Santo style (Coppola Comment) • What’s the Word? Reversification (Barron’s) • ‘Flash Boys’ and the Speed of Lies (Bloomberg View) • It has become a common refrain: “It’s too hard to get a mortgage.”  But…Read More

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10 Monday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • Meet FRED, every wonk’s secret weapon  (Washington Post) • Three signs that point to a stock-market tumble ahead (WSJ) but see Real Investors Root for Down Markets (Reformed Broker) • Can ETFs Be Derailed? (Barron’s) • Where Did He Learn to Negotiate Like That? (Epicurean Dealmaker) Continues here…Read More

Category: Financial Press