Happy Friday! Here are my morning reads to wrap up your workweek:

  • Cherry Picking Gold Data (Irrelevant Investor)
  • To Tilt or Not to Tilt (Rick Ferri)
  • How Geopolitical Threats Affect the Stock Market (Reformed Broker)
  • Latest DALBAR Report Underscores Poor Long-Term Performance of Individual Investors (The Mathematical Investor)
  • ISIS: Biggest bank robbery that 'never happened' (FT)
  • Corporate America Is Enriching Shareholders at the Expense of the Economy (FiveThirtyEight) see also Citigroup's Settlement, Pro and Con (NY Times)
  • Do Patents Stifle Cumulative Innovation? (Digitopoly)
  • What We Really Taste When We Drink Wine (New Yorker) see also Climate Change Signals the End of Australian Shiraz as We Know It (Shiraz)
  • Here's What Happens When Your Joke Goes Massively Viral on Twitter (Business Insider)
  • The 50 Greatest Summer Blockbusters (The Dissolve)

What are you reading?

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