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Saturday links: solace and patience

On Saturdays we catch up with the non-finance related items that we didn’t get to earlier in the week. You can check... AutosEastern Germany is becoming the hub for EV manufacturing. (ft.com)Los Angeles could ban the building of new gasoline stations. (protocol.com)China is rapidly electrifying its fleet. (wired.com)TransportThis town made its buses free and plans to keep it that way. (reasonstobecheerful.world)Airlines are still struggling to keep up with customer service requests. (wsj.com)EnergyHow long can Europe depend on LNG? (nytimes.com)The UAE is a big funder of alternative energy projects around the world. (wsj.com)How 'agrivoltaics' can produce power and allow for crops simultaneously. (nytimes.com)Startups like Sealed want to be a path forward for home decarbonization. (protocol.com)EnvironmentA new service looks to attribute temperature differentials to climate change. (axios.com)Melting ice and permafrost is going to unearth all sorts of (nasty) stuff. (phys.org)Why not turn landfills into 'brightfields'? (insidehook.com)AnimalsBirds change their songs due to noise in cities. (daily.jstor.org)Check out the largest freshwater fish ever measured. (npr.org)How facial recognition for seals works. (hakaimagazine.com)Maryland has a blue crab problem. (baltimoresun.com)TechnologyHow to hard lock your iPhone, i.e. require a passcode to get back in. (daringfireball.net)How to pass on your passwords. (wsj.com)BehaviorSuccess does not necessarily make you miserable. (wsj.com)A behavior science book reading list including "Hidden Games: The Surprising Power of Game Theory to Explain Irrational Human Behavior" by Erez Yoeli and Moshe Hoffman. (behavioralscientist.org)HealthThe prospect for an effective malaria vaccine is getting closer. (theguardian.com)Evidence that fecal transplants can help ease IBS symptoms over time. (newscientist.com)How getting the flu vaccine reduces the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease. (newatlas.com)Why can't the U.S. have better sunscreens? (theatlantic.com)How bias affects the placebo response. (statnews.com)CovidThe Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants make up more than 50% of cases in the U.S. (nytimes.com)Pfizer's ($PFE) new boosters showed effectiveness against Omicron. (npr.org)There is a debate about how to roll out vaccine boosters for new variants. (statnews.com)Why patients on immunosuppresants should take a short break to get vaccinated. (ft.com)Funding for Eli Lilly's ($LLY) antibody drug bebtelovimab is running low. (marketplace.org)Why Norway was a Covid-19 success story. (wsj.com)It's easy to miss long Covid in seniors. (washingtonpost.com)How AI could be used to predict future variants. (scientificamerican.com)CannabisTeens are getting sick from vaping high THC oils. (nytimes.com)Funding for cannabis-related startups has fallen off a cliff. (news.crunchbase.com)FoodGrain prices are easing. (qz.com)Rice prices are going down not up. (wsj.com)Farms are sprouting in an Alaska with longer growing seasons. (reasonstobecheerful.world)Why we shouldn't let orphan crops die off. (modernfarmer.com)The history of the fried chicken bucket. (eater.com)Give people money, not food. (vox.com)SportsThis is a big problem with LIV Golf. (pragcap.com)Could live sports disappear from traditional television? (latimes.com)MediaWith the release of "Minions: The Rise of Gru" the pandemic film backlog is now spent. (variety.com)A24 wants to turn its film success into a full-blown brand. (fastcompany.com)EducationCollege completion rates are on the rise, you can thank grade inflation. (aeaweb.org)California is going to require later school start times for teens. (theatlantic.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsWhat you missed in our Friday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Podcast links: the business of Berkshire. (abnormalreturns.com)The Covid-19 vaccines saved a nearly unfathomable number of people. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaIs Mackenzie Scott the future of philanthropy? (ft.com)Who doesn't like to get a postcard? (artofmanliness.com)Small habits compound over time. (dariusforoux.com).....»»

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Friday links: part of the process

MarketsThe (poor) performance of major asset classes for June 2022. (capitalspectator.com)The S&P 500 had its worst first-half since 1970. (axios.com)The US Dollar had big first half of the year. (wsj.com)ETF launches slowed as the year went on. (etf.com)StrategyHow much bad news has the stock market already priced in? (awealthofcommonsense.com)People are now recognizing that things have changed. (theirrelevantinvestor.com)Valuation compression is here, in spades. (howardlindzon.com)If you are going to play the game, play one you can win. (safalniveshak.com)WorkOffice building owners are pulling out all the stops to get workers back. (bloomberg.com)The case for having a little more slack in your schedule. (vox.com)Are companies adding too many disparate benefits? (ft.com)EconomyApartment rents are still on the rise. (calculatedrisk.substack.com)Housing affordability has plummeted. (compoundadvisors.com)The Fed has thrown a wrench into the housing market. (pragcap.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsPodcast links: the business of Berkshire. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Thursday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Longform links: at history's end. (abnormalreturns.com)The Covid-19 vaccines saved a nearly unfathomable number of people. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaThe best movies of 2022, so far, including 'After Yang.' (hollywoodreporter.com)The 10 best movies of 2022, so far, including 'Navalny.' (variety.com)The best movies of 2022, so far, including 'Everything Everywhere All At Once.' (vox.com)The best films of 2022, so far, including 'KIMI.' (nytimes.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJul 1st, 2022Related News

Podcast links: the business of Berkshire

Fridays are all about podcast links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at the... The bizHow "The Tennis Podcast" became central to understanding the game. (nytimes.com)A Q&A with Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics fame on their 500th episode. (morningbrew.com)Substack is greatly increasing audio availability on the site. (on.substack.com)WorkCardiff Garcia talks with Adam Ozimek, the chief economist of the Economic Innovation Group, about the future of work. (shows.acast.com)Adam Grant on how to improve the status quo at work. (podcasts.apple.com)CryptoJeff Malec talks with Leigh Drogen of Starkiller Capital about the wild world of crypto. (youtube.com)Stephen Dubner on whether NFTs were just a big, old scam. (freakonomics.com)Real estateBarry Ritholtz talks with Jonathan Miller, CEO and co-founder of the real estate appraisal and consulting firm Miller Samuel, about the state of residential real estate. (ritholtz.com)Christine Benz and Jeff Ptak talk with Ilyce Glink about the state of the residential market. (morningstar.com)FinanceJosh and Michael talk with Felix Salmon about the financial media, art markets and more. (thereformedbroker.com)Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway talk with Dan McCrum and Paul Murphy about unearthing the WireCard fraud. (podcasts.apple.com)Kevin Thompson talks with Jonathan Clements about Humble Dollar and the markets. (rss.com)Vishal Khandelwal talks with William Green the author of "Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World’s Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life." (vishalkhandelwal.com)Patrick O'Shaughnessy talks with Chris Bloomstran about the business of Berkshire Hathaway ($BRK.A) (joincolossus.com)Non-financePatrick O'Shaughnessy talks with Prof. Kenneth Stanley co-author of "Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned: The Myth of the Objective." (joincolossus.com)Dan Harris talks with Shaila Catherine author of "Beyond Distraction: Five Practical Ways to Focus the Mind." (tenpercent.com)Diahna Fortuna talks with Annie Murphy Paul author of "The Extended Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain" (youtube.com)Russ Roberts talks with A.J. Jacobs author of "The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life." (econtalk.org).....»»

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Thursday links: missing the bottom

MarketsThe stock market is acting as if the economy is already in recession. (theirrelevantinvestor.com)We are now stuck in the 'mushy middle' of the bear market: too late to sell, too early to buy. (thereformedbroker.com)Why capitulation is hard to spot in real-time. (economist.com)CryptoGrayscale Investments is throwing down with the SEC. (coindesk.com)What factors help explain Bitcoin's price? (bloomberg.com)Charles Schwab ($SCHW) and Fidelity are both investing in a crypto market maker venture. (riabiz.com)TravelThe Fourth of July holiday is set up for a lot of frustrated travelers. (axios.com)Canada is struggling with flight delays and cancellations as well. (bnnbloomberg.ca)More business trips are happening by car as workers dread going to the airport. (wsj.com)NetflixNetflix ($NFLX) is slowly backing away from the binge model. (wsj.com)Netflix ($NFLX) subscriber churn is on the rise. (vox.com)EconomyWeekly initial unemployment claims have stopped going down. (calculatedriskblog.com)American consumers have reduced savings to pay higher prices. (bonddad.blogspot.com)Housing inventory is on the rise. (calculatedrisk.substack.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsLongform links: at history's end. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Wednesday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Personal finance links: moving the needle. (abnormalreturns.com)The Covid-19 vaccines saved a nearly unfathomable number of people. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaWhy Dan McCrum's "Money Men: A Hot Startup, A Billion Dollar Fraud, A Fight for the Truth" is worth a read. (brontecapital.blogspot.com)Bob Iger is writing a follow-up to the best-selling "The Ride of a Lifetime." (variety.com)Some books to check out this Summer including "Freezing Order" by Bill Browder. (realreturns.blog).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 30th, 2022Related News

Longform links: at history’s end

Thursdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at how scientific... BooksA profile of Mark Manson after the success of "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck." (nymag.com)A Q&A with Tyler Cowen, co-author of "Talent: How to Identify Energizers, Creatives, and Winners Around the World." (fasterplease.substack.com)A Q&A with Michael Sleipan author of "The Secret Life of Secrets: How Our Inner Worlds Shape Our Well-Being, Relationships, and Who We Are." (salon.com)EntertainmentMovies are increasingly starring older actors. (theringer.com)The Long Tail is getting shorter every day. (tedgioia.substack.com)An oral history of the movie 'Contact.' (vulture.com)How product placement works today. (nytimes.com)SportsA look back at how 'Moneyball' changed baseball twenty years on. (ballnine.com)Female sports broadcasters come in for all manner of online and real-world harassment. (indystar.com)LongreadsWhy nothing about the Russian invasion of Ukraine should surprise us. (americanpurpose.com)A falling Lake Mead is unearthing all manner of nasty stuff. (wapo.st)Companies, like Unilever ($UL), are often of two minds when it comes to environmental concerns. (reuters.com)There is increasing push back against TikTok medical information. (nytimes.com)A profile of U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and our mental health crisis. (wapo.st).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 30th, 2022Related News

Wednesday links: acknowledging limitations

MarketsThe stock market typically bottoms before the economy. (theirrelevantinvestor.com)Higher inflation has come along with higher interest rate volatility. (capitalspectator.com)FundsThe bear market has boosted interest in liquid alternative funds. (wsj.com)Why picking a winning thematic fund is so challenging. (morningstar.com)WorkWorkers fled big cities for rural areas in pandemic. Will they come back? (wsj.com)Three things to help prevent job candidates from ghosting. (hunterwalk.medium.com)Being a succesful 'video creator' is a tenuous experience. (hollywoodreporter.com)EconomyThe American consumer has never been better prepared for a recession. (awealthofcommonsense.com)Why Bill McBride isn't on 'recession watch' just yet. (calculatedriskblog.com)Some product categories that are already seeing price declines. (ritholtz.com)Housing affordability is at its worst level since the GFC. (calculatedrisk.substack.com)How higher mortgage rates are working their way through the system. (nytimes.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsPersonal finance links: moving the needle. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Tuesday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Research links: memory bias. (abnormalreturns.com)The Covid-19 vaccines saved a nearly unfathomable number of people. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaA breakdown of how Wimbledon makes money. (huddleup.substack.com)Everybody loves pickleball, except the neighbors. (wsj.com)TopGolf is getting even golf-ier. (frontofficesports.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 29th, 2022Related News

Personal finance links: moving the needle

Wednesdays are all about personal finance here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at some... HousingFirst-time home buyers are stuck between high prices and rising mortgage rates. (wsj.com)Real estate investing is active. Stock market investing need not be. (mrmoneymustache.com)Who really makes money on residential real estate? (humbledollar.com)InvestingHaving a long time horizon is a superpower. (humbledollar.com)People typically don't tell you about their investment losers. (whitecoatinvestor.com)How a bull market can distract you from your plans. (humbledollar.com)FamilyA case study of helping a parent, who isn't great with money, set up a retirement plan. (jlcollinsnh.com)Teenage jobs can teach any number of lessons. (humbledollar.com)Cellphone plan prices are on the rise. (wsj.com)PlanningWhen should you hire a financial advisor? (ofdollarsanddata.com)Automating as much of your financial life solves a lot of problems. (realsmartica.com)Tony Isola, "Financial plans are a form of creative destruction, serving as a compass, not a map. The changing nature of the planning process creates an ideal location to seek refuge." (tonyisola.com)Personal financeRoger Nusbaum, "Having your health and owning your time doesn't have to require having a lot of money." (rogersplanning.blogspot.com)Five things that move the financial needle including 'reverse budgeting.' (thomaskopelman.com)A bear market is an opportunity to do Roth IRA conversions. (wsj.com)Is imposter syndrome costing you money? (refinery29.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 29th, 2022Related News

Tuesday links: supply and demand imbalances

StrategyBear markets, 101. (monevator.com)Investing isn't supposed to be fun or exciting. (morningstar.com)Why you should sin a little when it comes to market timing. (bloomberg.com)Your benchmark is not necessarily the stock market. (thefinancialbodyguard.com)CryptoBitcoin miners are up against it, from a profit perspective. (ft.com)Matt Hougan, "I think crypto remains in the land of hype and hyperbole." (etf.com)Netflix Netflix ($NFLX) is investing more in Asia. (finance.yahoo.com)Streaming subscribers prefer HBO Max but are still holding on their Netflix ($NFLX) subs. (variety.com)Spotify ($SPOT) is acting more like an Aggregator than Netflix ($NFLX). (stratechery.com)Fund managementMuni bonds are increasingly held by funds not individuals. (wsj.com)Charles Schwab ($SCHW) is lowering expenses on a handful of ETFs. (riabiz.com)EconomyFifteen reasons why inflation got out of control including the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (ritholtz.com)Inflation is showing up in ways that don't always include higher prices. (theguardian.com)Where one year ahead inflation forecasts stand. (econbrowser.com)House prices were still strong through April. (bonddad.blogspot.com)Why you don't need to worry about the Fed losing money on its balance sheet items. (pragcap.com)Derek Thompson and Conor Sen on why the economy may not be in recession. (theringer.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsResearch links: memory bias. (abnormalreturns.com)What you may have missed in our Monday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Adviser links: good enough rules. (abnormalreturns.com)The Covid-19 vaccines saved a nearly unfathomable number of people. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaEVs now make up 5.1% of new auto registrations in the U.S. (axios.com)Why we need to accelerate EV production and adoption. (avc.com)Will an electric Ferrari or Lamborghini still mean as much? (nytimes.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 28th, 2022Related News

Research links: memory bias

Tuesdays are all about academic (and practitioner) literature at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at... ResearchIs the overnight effect the biggest anomaly hiding in plain sight? (elmwealth.com)How factors can be used in fixed income management. (mrzepczynski.blogspot.com)Don't use the CAPE ratio to time markets. (evidenceinvestor.com)When selecting mutual funds it matters more to avoid the worst funds than identifying the best. (alphaarchitect.com)Why public pension funds should adopt a one-size-fits-all portfolio or 'Universal Investment Portfolio.' (papers.ssrn.com)Are long/short strategies preferable to direct indexing when managing individual positions? (aqr.com)Comparing the performance of micro VCs and traditional VCs. (papers.ssrn.com)Robin Powell talks with Mario Klenzer and Gustav Tinghög about their research into who is at-risk of 'financial BS.' (youtube.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 28th, 2022Related News

Monday links: current data points

MarketsIs the 60/40 portfolio dead and buried? (awealthofcommonsense.com)History is a great reminder that the stock market is not the economy. (morningstar.com)CryptoMike Novogratz, "Yes, crypto is in a recession. The rest of the economy is also going to get a recession." (nymag.com)Why this crypto recession is different than previous ones. (bloomberg.com)Crypto bosses are telling everyone to just hang on. (msn.com)CompaniesTech companies are locating data centers in cities closer to users. (technologyreview.com)Product searches on Amazon ($AMZN) are only getting more confusing. (wsj.com)SportsWhy sports team value seem to be immune from the economy. (frontofficesports.com)Why institutional capital is pouring into pro sports. (axios.com)Fund managementIs a value-oriented ESG fund an oxymoron? (morningstar.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsAdviser links: good enough rules. (abnormalreturns.com)The Covid-19 vaccines saved a nearly unfathomable number of people. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Sunday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)What everyone was clicking on last week on the site. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaAmerican workers REALLY like flexible work arrangements. (axios.com)How to craft the ultimate out-of-office e-mail message. (wsj.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 27th, 2022Related News

Adviser links: good enough rules

Mondays are all about financial adviser-related links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at... PodcastsChristine Benz and Jeff Ptak talk with David Lau, CEO of DPL Financial Partners, about low cost annuities. (morningstar.com)Peter Lazaroff talks with Prof. Nicole Boyson about adviser conflicts. (peterlazaroff.com)Daniel Crosby talks with Steve Atkinson. As Managing Director at Buckingham Wealth about what makes for a trusted advisor. (standarddeviationspod.com)Reese Harper talks with Adam Cmejla of Integrated Planning & Wealth Management about embracing a practice niche. (getelements.com)AlternativesBank of America ($BAC) has joined the crowd investing in iCapital. (riaintel.com)Fidelity Diversifying Solutions is the company's entry in the alts space. (pionline.com)TaxesTax planning is a lot more than tax loss harvesting. (investmentnews.com)A bear market is a great time for direct indexing to flex their tax-loss harvesting muscles. (investmentnews.com)Practice managementNine steps to launching a new practice niche. (advisorperspectives.com)Advisers need to have a plan if they are going to be on vacation. (newplannerrecruiting.com)Education is a big part of an adviser's job. (wealthmanagement.com)AdvisersThe number of RIAs reached a new record in 2021. (citywireusa.com)Bento Engine has raised capital from a scad of industry notables to build a system to extend advice to client's children. (riabiz.com)Why volatility isn't a useful measure of client portfolio risk. (thefinancialbodyguard.com)Having an adviser really helps confidence in retirement. (investmentnews.com)Why more couples don't get prenuptial agreements. (financial-planning.com)Michael Kitces' 2022 summer reading list for financial advisors including "Ask: How to Relate to Anyone" by Dan Solin. (kitces.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 27th, 2022Related News

Sunday links: cementing culture

MarketsHigh yield bond spreads are on the rise. (mrzepczynski.blogspot.com)Banks are in no hurry to raise savings account yields. (awealthofcommonsense.com)How cash stacks up as an inflation hedge. (morningstar.com)StrategyESG has lost all its meaning. (execsum.co)Timing the stock market is really hard. (bestinterest.blog)How Wes Gray invests his own money. (alphaarchitect.com)Fund managementVanguard continues to gain ground on Blackrock ($BLK) in ETFs. (etf.com)Fidelity has launched its DIY direct indexing platform. (investmentnews.com)GlobalManufacturing in Singapore is bouncing back. (wsj.com)China's surveillance state is only getting more powerful as technology expands. (nytimes.com)PolicyThe U.S. wasted a decade of low interest rates to help rebuild the country's infrastcuture. (qz.com)How Covid hospital relief inequitably flowed through the system. (washingtonpost.com)Why don't Americans care more about the issue of opioid addiction? (rodgraham.substack.com)How often do 'good guys with a gun' stop mass shootings? (nytimes.com)EconomyThe markets are hanging their hats on signs of a slowing economy. (tker.co)The U.S. economy may be in recession, but its not in the data yet. (econbrowser.com)There are five fewer oil refineries online in the U.S. compared to pre-pandemic. (npr.org)The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsThe ten most-clicked on items last week on the site. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Saturday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaMore companies are rescinding job offers. (wsj.com)There is a tradeoff between status and compensation. (robkhenderson.substack.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 26th, 2022Related News

Saturday links: an extraordinary gift

On Saturdays we catch up with the non-finance related items that we didn’t get to earlier in the week. You can check... AutosAuto companies are eliminating the end-of-lease purchase options. (autoblog.com)How Hoboken has dramatically improved pedestrian safety. (curbed.com)Self-driving semi-trucks are the first practical application of AV. (wsj.com)Yes, you should let guest charge their cars at your house. (slate.com)Air travelSuper jumbo A380s are once again flying. (bloomberg.com)People have forgotten how to behave on flights. (wsj.com)Airline staff shortages aren't going anywhere. (axios.com)EnergyCompanies want to buy domestically produced solar panels, but there's not enough of them. (wsj.com)Better heat pump technology is coming. (protocol.com)How retrofitting older buildings to be more energy efficient works. (technologyreview.com)How NET Power aims to make natural gas more efficient. (nytimes.com)Why do oil refineries keep closing? (washingtonpost.com)EnvironmentWhat happens to the boat business when Western lakes are drying up? (wsj.com)Why Summers just keep getting hotter. (vox.com)CovidA new study estimates millions of lives saved by Covid-19 vaccines. (newatlas.com)Five Covid numbers that no longer make any sense, including '2 doses = fully vaccinated.' (theatlantic.com)Researchers are searching for long-lived Covid vaccines. (wsj.com)Women are more likely to suffer from long Covid. (newatlas.com)How nasal sprays could change how we prevent Covid. (quantamagazine.org)HealthGLP-1 agonists address a huge market. (wsj.com)Medicare is overpaying for generic drugs. (wsj.com)How to navigate the ER. (humbledollar.com)FitnessHow to know if you are exercising TOO much. (wsj.com)How a hard workout suppresses appetite. (nytimes.com)FoodCalifornia's almond crop is at-risk. (modernfarmer.com)Brewers are turning to coffee to extend their businesses. (wsj.com)Pringles may be the epitome of processed food. (ft.com)SportsMore golf courses are focusing on sustainability and thriving along the way. (bloomberg.com)A new study is trying to help predict CTE in NFL players. (nytimes.com)Youth sports bounced back quickly from pandemic. (sportico.com)ParentingSome good parenting advice including 'Be demanding and supportive.' (ryanholiday.net)Five insights from Nate Hilger author of "The Parent Trap: How to Stop Overloading Parents and Fix Our Inequality Crisis." (nextbigideaclub.com)Earlier on Abormal ReturnsWhat you missed in our Friday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Podcast links: moral questions. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaThe Gates Foundation isn't going to receive all of Warren Buffett's estate. (wsj.com)Money is no substitute for good manners. (josephcwells.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 25th, 2022Related News

Friday links: ironclad economic rules

MarketsMeme stock traders love bankrupt stocks. (axios.com)Stock market grifters are nothing new, the case of the 1901 promotion boom. (novelinvestor.com)TeslaTesla ($TSLA) is prompting more automakers to sell their cars exclusively online. (nytimes.com)GM ($GM) and Ford ($F) are taking on Tesla in different ways. (wsj.com)GasolineHow closely do oil and gasoline move together? (fredblog.stlouisfed.org)Ethanol prices have been outpacing gasoline prices. (wsj.com)WorkMore teachers are planning to leave education sooner than they planned. (wsj.com)Gig workers are, by definition, interchangeable. (hbr.org)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsPodcast links: moral questions. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Thursday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Longform links: budget culture. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaWilliam Bernstein reviews "The Price of Time: Interest, Capitalism, and the Curse of Easy Money" by Edward Chancellor. (blogs.cfainstitute.org)A review of "Money Men: A Hot Start-Up, A Billion Dollar Fraud, A Fight for the Truth" by Dan McCrum. (valueandopportunity.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 24th, 2022Related News

Podcast links: moral questions

Fridays are all about podcast links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at the... BusinessMeb Faber talks with Robin Goldstein and Daniel Summer authors of "Can Legal Weed Win?" (mebfaber.com)Derek Thompson talks with Scott Keyes about why air travel is so messed up right now. (theringer.com)VentureJosh Brown and Michael Batnick talk Web3 and VC with Howard Lindzon and Packy McCormick. (thereformedbroker.com)Tracy Alloway and Joe Weisenthal talk the state of venture with Tyler Tringas, founder of the Calm Fund. (bloomberg.com)FinanceFrederick Geischen talks fintech and more with Marc Rubinstein (neckar.substack.com)Jim O'Shaughnessy talks with Dave Chilton a Canadian author, investor, and a venture capitalist. (infiniteloopspodcast.com)Michael Covel talks with Jim Cullen author of "The Case for Long-Term Value Investing: A guide to the data and strategies that drive stock market success." (trendfollowing.com)Jason Buck talks with Eric Crittenden, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Standpoint. (podcasts.apple.com)Long CovidEzra Klein talks with Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh about the state of research into long Covid. (nytimes.com)Andy Slavitt talks with Dr. Claire Steves and Benjamin Mazer about making sense of long Covid numbers. (podcasts.apple.com)BehaviorCameron Passmore and Benjamin Felix talk with Vanessa Bohns author of "You Have More Influence Than You Think: How We Underestimate Our Power of Persuasion, and Why It Matters." (rationalreminder.libsyn.com)Joe and OG talk with Vitaliy Katsenelson about his new book "The Soul of the Game." (stackingbenjamins.com)Brett McKay talks with Tasha Eurich author of "Insight: Why We’re Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life." (artofmanliness.com)Joe Sweeney talks Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO and President at Ariel Investments and Chair of the Board of Starbucks ($SBUX) about adapting better. (alliancefordecisioneducation.org)Dan Harris talks with Michael Schur author of "How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question." (tenpercent.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 24th, 2022Related News

Thursday links: an impossible task

MarketsBig drops to start a year tend to see big bounces back. (lplresearch.com)What's going on with TIPS prices? (eversightwealth.com)CryptoQuant hedge funds are feasting on crypto. (ft.com)How much longer can FTX support the crypto industry? (bloomberg.com)Coinbase ($COIN) Pro is going away. (theblock.co)A big profile of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. (bloomberg.com)FinanceRising interest rates are going to put fintech to the test. (economist.com)It's up to Opendoor ($OPEN) to show that iBuying can work. (bloomberg.com)VoiceA startup has built voice AI to help call centers. (techcrunch.com)Amazon ($AMZN) Alexa can now mimic a voice. (yahoo.com)EconomyWeekly initial unemployment claims have stopped going down. (bonddad.blogspot.com)A recession will put pressure on the work-from-home revolution. (theatlantic.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsLongform links: budget culture. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Wednesday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Personal finance links: difficult comparisons. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaNobody escapes tradeoffs. (ritholtz.com)Why you should be writing stuff longer than a tweet. (adamsinger.substack.com)Stop recording every minute of your life. (shapingwealth.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 23rd, 2022Related News

Longform links: budget culture

Thursdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at how Nike... BooksAn excerpt from Dan McCrum’s "Money Men: A Hot Startup, A Billion Dollar Fraud, A Fight for the Truth." (ft.com)An excerpt from "Cabin Fever: The Harrowing Journey of a Cruise Ship at the Dawn of the Pandemic". by Michael Smith and Jonathan Franklin. (bloomberg.com)FinancePrivate equity firms are increasingly swapping companies amongst themselves. (on.ft.com)How Susquehanna founder Jeff Yass goes out of his way to avoid paying taxes. (propublica.org)Where does wealth go after asset prices fall? (noahpinion.substack.com)EntertainmentAMC ($AMC) CEO Adam Aron is pulling out all the stops to transform the company. (latimes.com)Everything is on the table when it comes to Netflix's ($NFLX) content strategy. (theinformation.com)How Pixar went from an idea to a commercial juggernaut. (theringer.com)LongreadsCharlie Warzel, "But some of what feels dead or dying about Google might be our own nostalgia for a smaller, less mature internet." (msn.com)Another example how global supply chains can hide a lot of bad stuff. (theintercept.com)How scientific fraud can perpetuate itself for so long. (reuters.com)How trauma can leave biological traces in future generations. (scientificamerican.com)Preventing drownings from rip currents is a human problem. (hakaimagazine.com)Stephen Curry shows that how you win is as important as what you win. (nplusonemag.com)How OXO conquered the American kitchen. (slate.com)David Perell's take on living in Austin. (perell.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 23rd, 2022Related News

Wednesday links: valuation compression

MarketsSeven thing that could actually go right for the markets. (blog.validea.com)Where the equity risk premium stands. (economist.com)StrategyPicking stocks is hard, the case of Meta ($META). (theirrelevantinvestor.com)The problem with trying to 'buy the dip.' (onveston.substack.com)Venture capitalA profile of Union Square Ventures and how it uses 'deep thinking and unusual discipline' to outperform its peers. (readthegeneralist.com)Sequoia Capital is feeling the pain of the bear market. (newcomer.co)The SECWhy the SEC could look to regulate index providers. (etf.com)Activist hedge funds don't want to have to disclose more about their positions. (institutionalinvestor.com)SportsSports betting firms are betting big on content partnerships. (hollywoodreporter.com)The NBA is not immune from a drop in viewership. (variety.com)Did the Boehly group overpay for Chelsea FC? (nypost.com)GlobalJapan is no longer a demographic outlier. (bloomberg.com)Russia's fleet of commercial aircraft is shrinking as sanctions bite. (wired.com)Democracy in Hong Kong has been effectively snuffed out. (theatlantic.com)EconomyInventories are rising, but are not at alarming levels. (washingtonpost.com)Mortgage refinancing activity has dried up. (calculatedriskblog.com)Earlier on Abormal ReturnsPersonal finance links: difficult comparisons. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Tuesday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Research links: predicting the future. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaSebastian Mallaby tells the story of venture capital in "The Power Law." (advisorperspectives.com)Some business books for summer reading including "Butler to the World: How Britain Became the Servant of Tycoons, Tax Dodgers, Kleptocrats and Criminals" by Oliver Bullough. (ft.com)The best books of 2022, so far, including "Tracy Flick Can't Win" by Tom Perrotta. (esquire.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 22nd, 2022Related News

Personal finance links: difficult comparisons

Wednesdays are all about personal finance here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at how... HousingThe American housing market is very different than 2008. (cnbc.com)Housing prices may finally be set to cool off. (wealthfoundme.com)Why cutting back on lattes isn't going to help you afford a house. (ritholtz.com)Can you hedge the price of your house? Probably not. (awealthofcommonsense.com)When title insurance actually comes into play. (humbledollar.com)LessonsTen lessons from a FIRE journey including 'Enjoy the present moment.' (tawcan.com)Ten lessons from ten years of 'fake retirement' including: 'You will lose and then regain your identity.' (financialsamurai.com)Twelve paradoxes of wealth including 'The more we learn about investing, the more we realize we don’t know anything.' (humbledollar.com)PerspectiveDina Isola, "The gift of challenging times is that it forces us out of our primitive/survival mode in favor of using our uniquely human abilities – inventiveness, creativity, and resourcefulness." (realsmartica.com)These things seem like financial mistakes, but in actually aren't. (humbledollar.com)How to put current economic problems into perspective. (dariusforoux.com)Personal financeWhat you can do during a bear market depending on whether you are in accumulation or decumulation phase. (ofdollarsanddata.com)Even wealthy individuals have money worries. (whitecoatinvestor.com)Your savings plan needs to be sustainable (and automated). (dariusforoux.com)A nice review for Nick Maggiulli's "Just Keep Buying." (bankeronwheels.com)How 'check washing' fraud works. (humbledollar.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 22nd, 2022Related News

Tuesday links: taking your lumps

MarketsThe stock market is oversold, what comes next? (ritholtz.com)Markets are moving faster than ever before. (theirrelevantinvestor.com)Some timeless lessons from the past two years including 'Be careful who you take financial advice from.' (awealthofcommonsense.com)CompaniesHundreds of companies are down 80% from their highs. (theirrelevantinvestor.com)A lot of companies were fueled by 'Covid cocaine' the past two years. (gothamgal.com)StrategyJoe Wiggins, "Bear markets are a breeding ground for emotions-based investing." (behaviouralinvestment.com)The benefits of diversification change over time. (morningstar.com)CryptoThe crypto bear market is having an effect on sports marketing deals. (nypost.com)Crypto owners likely have some tax loss harvesting to do. (thomaskopelman.com)Fund managementThe story of the past few years as told through Tiger Global. (nymag.com)A list of the most powerful people in investment management including Larry Fink. (ft.com)GlobalHow much damage did Brexit do the UK economy? (ft.com)Africa's youth are eager to emigrate. (qz.com)EconomyHousing inventory is on the rise, and existing home sales are falling. (calculatedrisk.substack.com)Spending on services is cooling off. (washingtonpost.com)Earlier on Abnormal ReturnsResearch links: predicting the future. (abnormalreturns.com)What you missed in our Monday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com)Adviser links: leading to self-acceptance. (abnormalreturns.com)Are you a financial adviser looking for some out-of-the-box thinking? Then check out our weekly e-mail newsletter. (newsletter.abnormalreturns.com)Mixed mediaWhy nobody wants to become an 'adult' these days. (artofmanliness.com)Don't live a life full of 'what ifs.' (joylere.substack.com).....»»

Category: blogSource: ABNORMALRETURNSJun 21st, 2022Related News