10 Weekend Reads

Pour yourself some French Roast coffee, settle into your favorite chair for our longer form weekend reads:

• Why Don’t People Manage Debt Better? (Scientific American)
• The Death Of Expertise (The Federalist)
• How AQR’s Liquid Alternative Funds Are Outperforming Competitors (Barron’ssee also Tracking the Hedge Fund Pack (Barron’s)
• Built Up by Oil Boom, North Dakota Now Has an Emptier Feeling (NYT)
• Twitter’s missing manual (Fuzzy Notepad)
• Behavioral Biases: What Is the Weakest Link in the Investment Profession? (CFA Institute)
• Meet the Robin Hood (or Pirate Bay) of Science (Big Think)
• The Koch Brothers’ New Brand (NY Review of Books) see also Charles Koch: This is the one issue where Bernie Sanders is right (Washington Post)
• Adele: The full story (BBC)
•  The Making Of “Homer At The Bat,” The Episode That Conquered Prime Time 20 Years Ago Tonight (Deadspin)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Emanuel Derman, former head of the Goldman Sachs Quantitative Strategies Group, now Director of Columbia University Master’s program in financial engineering.



Source: WSJ





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