Friday, October 20, 2017


"...we take the reasons that people give for their actions and beliefs, and our own reasons for our actions and beliefs, much too seriously." -Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman: Why We Contradict Ourselves and Confound Each Other [H/T Phil] (LINK)

The Theory of Maybes - by Morgan Housel (LINK)

More '29 than '87 - By Edward Chancellor (LINK)

Mohnish Pabrai's ET NOW Interview on Compounding [Part 1 was linked to previously.] (LINK)

Warren Buffett's Mosquito: Mark Cohodes [H/T Linc] (LINK)

The Big Story: Edge of The Cliff | Real Vision (video) (LINK)

Canceling Puerto Rico Debt ‘Impractical,’ Says Hedge Fund Billionaire Klarman (LINK)

Why Investors Can’t Get Enough of Tajikistan’s Debt [H/T @Connor_Leonard] (LINK)

A Boom in Credit Cards: Great News for Banks, Less So Consumers [H/T @Sanjay__Bakshi] (LINK)

Amazon Expands in Brazil, Making Worst-Kept Secret Official (LINK)

Google Is So Big, It Is Now Shaping Policy to Combat the Opioid Epidemic. And It's Screwing It Up. (LINK) [You can also listen to this article on YouTube, HERE.]

The people vs. the opioid industrial complex. (LINK)

Adventures in Finance podcast -- Black Monday: First Hand Accounts of the 87 Crash (LINK)

Grant’s Podcast: Financial revelations of the day [Starts with an apology to Bridgewater about one of the claims they made in a recent Grant's issue.] (LINK)

Exponent podcast: Episode 128 — Counterfactuals (LINK)

Sam Altman: "The Winding Path of Progress" | Talks at Google (LINK)

Insects Are In Serious Trouble - by Ed Yong (LINK)

Will the World's Most Worrying Flu Virus Go Pandemic? - by Ed Yong (LINK)