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10 Weekend Reads

Good Saturday morning! Pour yourself a stiff cup of Joe, and get for our long form weekend reads:

• Opposable thumbs, upright posture, big brains, sophisticated language: What most effectively sets humans apart from other species? Our addiction to stories (Edge)
• .@HiddenCash Revealed: Making Generosity Go Viral  (TechCrunch)
• SCOTUS: The Anti-Court Court (New York Review of Books)
• What Do Chinese Dumplings Have to Do With Global Warming? (NY Times)
• We All Got Trolled (Medium)
• Windhorst: LeBron’s mighty memory (ESPN) see also Playground basketball is dying (ESPN)
• The Miraculous Face Transplant of Richard Norris (GQ)
• Washington’s Economic Boom, Financed by You (NY Times)
• This is a spider’s brain on drugs (Priceonomics)
• Our 25 Favorite Unlocked New Yorker Articles (Longform)

What’s up for the weekend?

 

With Jobs, It’s the Taking Part That Counts  
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Source: (WSJ)

 

Category: Financial Press

10 Friday AM Reads

My pre-fishing reads (continues here): • Bears Who Won Big During Finance Crisis Are Growling Again (WSJ) • Emerging markets have more room to run. (A Wealth of Common Sense) • The hare gets rich while you don’t. Back the passive tortoise (FT Alphaville) • Teaching Your Children How to Invest (Meb Faber) see also…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Thursday AM Reads

My morning pre-fishing reads (continues here): • When Entertainment Passes for Investment Advice (Bloomberg View) see also Chief economists are the new marketers (WaPo) • There’s ALWAYS a divergence (TRB) • Hard Truth: Successful Investing Involves a Lot of Luck (Motley Fool) • Global QE ends as China opens second front in bond tapering (Telegraph)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 MidWeek AM Reads

My morning airplane reads (continues here): • Blackstone’s Byron Wien: Why S&P 500 Could Hit 2300 This Year (MoneyBeat) • Realtor.com’s new economist won’t tell you ‘It’s a great time to buy or sell a home’ (Inman News) • How well we don’t understand probability (Flowing Data) see also Uncertainty About How Best to Convey…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Fed’s rate debate looks set to heat up (WSJ) • Rhode Island Denies Newspaper Access to Records of Hedge Fund Investments by Pension System (Pension360) • The Paradox of the Argentine Debt Drama (Bloomberg View) • Choose your parents wisely (Economist) • Million-Dollar U.S. Housing Loans Surge to Record Level (Bloomberg)…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Tuesday AM Reads

My morning train reads (continues here): • The significant problem in small cap (FT Alphaville) • The Gold Standard Was an Accident of History (Macro and Other Market Musings) • U.S. foreign-exchange trading drops nearly 20% (WSJ) • If you want to be rich and powerful, majoring in STEM is a good place to start…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday PM Reads

My afternoon train reads: • Wall Street strategists have been left flat-footed by this year’s gain in the S&P 500 (WSJ) • How Much Can Corporate Sponsors Shape Pension Asset Allocation (Chief Investment Officer) • Gold Bugs Meet Bitcoin Believers to Supplant the Dollar (Bloomberg) • Canada banks tally their tax-compliance tab (WSJ) • Some…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Monday AM Reads

My morning  train reads (continues here): • 10 things you should know about Ace Greenberg (Reformed Broker) • China H-Shares Enter Bull Market on Stimulus Wagers (Bloomberg) • Why Buy-and-hold investing is impossible (MarketWatch) but see So you’re the world’s greatest trader? Taxes will fix that. (Washington Post) • Benchmark Blues (Streetwise Professor) continues here  …Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Sunday Reads

My Sunday morning readings: • An Investing Primer For Millennials (Patrick O’Shaughnessy) • The Typical Household, Now Worth a Third Less (NY Times) see also Why voters aren’t angrier about economic inequality (NY Times) • Miller: Homebuying Gets a Housecleaning (BV) • Wealthfront Tax Loss Harvesting  – How NOT to Calculate Tax Alpha (Kitces) see…Read More

Category: Financial Press

10 Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Pour a cup of coffee, settle into your favorite chair, and enjoy our longer form reads: • Billion-Dollar Billy Beane (FiveThirtyEight) • Don’t tell anybody this story on HFT power jump trading (Bloomberg) • Soaring student debt sparks response from Catholic colleges (Catholic News Agency) • If you can’t choose wisely,…Read More

Category: Financial Press