Thursday, June 16, 2016


Jim Grant on Fed, Signet (video) (LINK)
Discussing the Federal Reserve's outlook on the U.S. economy and Signet CEO's criticism of Grant's bearish report with Jim Grant, Founder & Editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer.
Hopcat bar owner's Titanic holdings are sinking fast [H/T Linc] (LINK)
Enterpreneur Mark Sellers has seen a lot of success in recent years as CEO of Barfly Ventures LLC, the Grand Rapids-based company which owns a growing string of popular Hopcat bars in college towns throughout the Midwest. 
But Sellers' early investment in Premium Exhibits Inc., a company that owns and exhibits artifacts of the RMS Titanic, which sank in 1912, and other attractions, have been sinking fast in recent weeks. 
The Atlanta-based company's stock price fell to 20 cents per share – down 17 cents, or 45 percent -- in trading on Wednesday, June 15, after the company announced it was entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Bolivia rejects 'offensive' chicken donation from Bill Gates (LINK)

An interview with Professor Richard Thaler [H/T @jasonzweigwsj] (LINK)

The first episode ("The Lady Vanishes") of Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History podcast is now available (LINK)

Gladwell was also on the latest episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka (audio) (LINK)

a16z Podcast: Apple and the Widgetification of Everything (LINK)

Edge #470: Deontology Or Trustworthiness? - A Conversation Between Molly Crockett and Daniel Kahneman (LINK)

This looks like it'll be an interesting book when it is released in a couple of weeks: The End of Accounting and the Path Forward for Investors and Managers