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Monday, February 29, 2016

John Oliver Finally Takes on "Serial Liar" Donald Trump and It's Brutally Fantastic | Mother Jones

John Oliver Finally Takes on "Serial Liar" Donald Trump and It's Brutally Fantastic | Mother Jones

White Elephant Students and Charters: A Proposal | educationrealist

White Elephant Students and Charters: A Proposal | educationrealist

Trump has the White House in his sights — FT.com

Trump has the White House in his sights — FT.com

Donald Trump Confronts Conservatives With an Existential Crisis | New Republic

Donald Trump Confronts Conservatives With an Existential Crisis | New Republic

Chris Rock Just Gave a Brilliant and Brave Oscar Speech About Hollywood Racism | Mother Jones

Chris Rock Just Gave a Brilliant and Brave Oscar Speech About Hollywood Racism | Mother Jones

Joe Scarborough: Trump's KKK ignorance 'disqualifying' - POLITICO

Joe Scarborough: Trump's KKK ignorance 'disqualifying' - POLITICO

Saturday, February 27, 2016

How AQR’s Liquid Alternative Funds Are Outperforming Competitors - Barron's

How AQR’s Liquid Alternative Funds Are Outperforming Competitors - Barron's

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team - The New York Times

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team - The New York Times

Scalia Took Dozens of Trips Funded by Private Sponsors - The New York Times

Scalia Took Dozens of Trips Funded by Private Sponsors - The New York Times

Watch five years of oil drilling collapse in seconds. The oil crash has taken its toll.

Watch five years of oil drilling collapse in seconds. The oil crash has taken its toll.

Trump is the GOP’s Frankenstein monster. Now he’s strong enough to destroy the party. - The Washington Post

Trump is the GOP’s Frankenstein monster. Now he’s strong enough to destroy the party. - The Washington Post

Setting drug prices: How much is an extra month of life worth?

Setting drug prices: How much is an extra month of life worth?

Inside the Republican Party’s Desperate Mission to Stop Donald Trump - The New York Times

Inside the Republican Party’s Desperate Mission to Stop Donald Trump - The New York Times

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed - Quartz

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed - Quartz

How to Make Eggs - NYT Cooking

How to Make Eggs - NYT Cooking

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago | Observer

My top 5

2.

5.

7.

17.

24.



What are yours?



25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago | Observer

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Market is Always Right? | PensionPartners.com

The Market is Always Right? | PensionPartners.com

St. Louis Fed

Bullard
https://www.stlouisfed.org/~/media/Files/PDFs/Bullard/remarks/Bullard-CFA-StLouis-17Feb2016.pdf


The real problem is a nominal problem – also in 2016 | The Market Monetarist

Monetary policy is too tight



The real problem is a nominal problem – also in 2016 | The Market Monetarist

Confused as to WTF is happening with Apple, the FBI and a killer's iPhone? Let's fix that • The Register

Confused as to WTF is happening with Apple, the FBI and a killer's iPhone? Let's fix that • The Register

FOMC Minutes and More - Tim Duy's Fed Watch

Shift:  Fed now willing to lag  the cycle.



FOMC Minutes and More - Tim Duy's Fed Watch

Newer Phones Aren’t Easy to Crack - WSJ

Newer Phones Aren’t Easy to Crack - WSJ

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

How the U.S. media would cover the Supreme Court nomination fight if it happened in another country.

Always an interesting way to think about news.



How the U.S. media would cover the Supreme Court nomination fight if it happened in another country.

Bosses Harness Big Data to Predict Which Workers Might Get Sick - WSJ

Bosses Harness Big Data to Predict Which Workers Might Get Sick - WSJ

An Open Letter from Past CEA Chairs to Senator Sanders and Professor Gerald Friedman | lettertosanders

An Open Letter from Past CEA Chairs to Senator Sanders and Professor Gerald Friedman | lettertosanders

Hillary Clinton: Will the Democratic Presidential Candidate Make History? - Vogue

Hillary Clinton: Will the Democratic Presidential Candidate Make History? - Vogue

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain | WIRED

Being Bilingual Changes the Architecture of Your Brain | WIRED

ObamaCare: How Is It Doing?

ObamaCare: How Is It Doing?

After 25 Years of U.S. Role in Iraq, Scars Are Too Stubborn to Fade - The New York Times

After 25 Years of U.S. Role in Iraq, Scars Are Too Stubborn to Fade - The New York Times

Thursday, February 11, 2016

New Bernie Sanders Ad - TOGETHER - YouTube

New Bernie Sanders Ad - TOGETHER - YouTube

Hitler finds out about negative interest rates on Vimeo

There is no valt in the world that can be managed for less than 25 basis points.



Hitler finds out about negative interest rates on Vimeo

Twitter, to Save Itself, Must Scale Back World-Swallowing Ambitions - The New York Times

Twitter, to Save Itself, Must Scale Back World-Swallowing Ambitions - The New York Times

This is a global stock market rout worth celebrating - Telegraph

This is a global stock market rout worth celebrating - Telegraph

Why one feminist woman is voting for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders

Why one feminist woman is voting for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders

The Real Jobless Rate Is 42 Percent? Donald Trump Has a Point, Sort Of - The New York Times

The Real Jobless Rate Is 42 Percent? Donald Trump Has a Point, Sort Of - The New York Times

Betting Rules, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Betting Rules, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Online Public Schools Are a Disaster, Admits Billionaire, Charter School-Promoter Walton Family Foundation | naked capitalism

Online Public Schools Are a Disaster, Admits Billionaire, Charter School-Promoter Walton Family Foundation | naked capitalism

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Woman Who Makes Prosthetic Pinkies for Ex-Yakuza Members | Motherboard

The Woman Who Makes Prosthetic Pinkies for Ex-Yakuza Members | Motherboard

This Is Why the Fed Is Paying Interest to Big Banks - Bloomberg Business

This Is Why the Fed Is Paying Interest to Big Banks - Bloomberg Business

A Group of American Teens Are Excelling at Advanced Math - The Atlantic

A Group of American Teens Are Excelling at Advanced Math - The Atlantic

How small is the world, really? — Medium

my number is 3.28



How small is the world, really? — Medium

Yellen Flags Risks to Economic Outlook That Could Delay Rate Increases - WSJ

Least surprising fact of the day. Yellen gets it, bank executives do not.



Yellen Flags Risks to Economic Outlook That Could Delay Rate Increases - WSJ

Bull Markets vs. Bear Markets

Bull Markets vs. Bear Markets

Morgan Stanley Trading Executive Provides Grim Picture for Wall Street - WSJ

Morgan Stanley Trading Executive Provides Grim Picture for Wall Street - WSJ

Friday, February 05, 2016

Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point - The New Yorker

Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the Point - The New Yorker

In Ecuador, the Frugal Traveler Tries Luxury - The New York Times

In Ecuador, the Frugal Traveler Tries Luxury - The New York Times

Drug Pricing and Un-American Trading - Bloomberg View

Drug Pricing and Un-American Trading - Bloomberg View:



High-frequency trading isn't curing cancer, nor is it leaving widows and orphans�destitute. It's an incremental efficiency improvement, with some opportunity for gamesmanship, that overall allocates some money out of the pockets of banks and hedge-fund managers and into the pockets of exchanges and HFT technologists.�

Finally, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had a real argument over how politics works - Vox

You cannot be the enemy of the system that you intend to lead.



Finally, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had a real argument over how politics works - Vox

Obama at the Mosque - WSJ

Obama at the Mosque - WSJ