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Weekend Reading List (Oct 10-11, 2015)

The weekend’s finally here!

Check out this roundup of the week’s best links from around the web:

Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 10.9.15 – The Big Picture

*Sneaker Wars: Inside the Battle Between Nike and Adidas – GQ

The Surprise About Weak U.S. Profits Is How Strong They Are – Bloomberg Business

Warren Buffett and Jeremy Grantham have been warning us about this moment for years – Business Insider

*Zuckerberg, Musk and Gates Have a Not-So-Secret Productivity Hack – Work Constantly – Entrepreneur

*How Much Bringing Your Own Lunch to Work Can Really Save – Lifehacker

How the Fed Saved the Economy – WSJ

Are Activist Investors Helping or Undermining American Companies? – WSJ

*NASA Report Details Long-Range Plans for Astronauts to Live on Mars – WSJ

Warren Buffett Teaches Us All How to Use Social Media – The Motley Fool

*The Big Short Trailer (2015) ‐ Paramount Pictures

Check out this trailer for the movie adaptation of Michael Lewis’s book The Big Short, which hits theaters December 11th. The movie’s ridiculously star-studded cast includes Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Selena Gomez, and Marisa Tomei, and is directed by Adam McKay (Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Step Brothers, Eastbound & Down).

And of course, make sure you read any of this week’s Vintage Value Investing articles that you may have missed.

*5 Insights from J.P. Morgan’s Guide to the Markets (4Q 2015)

*Warren Buffett’s Net Worth over the Years

*Why an Intelligent Investor Knows that Good Investing Hurts