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Weekend Link Roundup – Vol. 26 (Oct 29-30, 2016) – Halloween Edition

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Happy Halloween weekend! Here are some reads to take your mind off candy and how sad your last-minute costume is 🙂

Books

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Noah Harari

New York Times Bestseller and a summer reading pick from President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg. Sapiens is a a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”

Links

  • The economic theory behind why Americans spend more money on Halloween during presidential election years (Quartz)
  • Halloween Candy Sales Are Sending Good Economic Signals (Bloomberg)
  • The Economics of Halloween (Credit Loan)
  • How Microsoft Made Its Stock Great Again (Fortune)
  • Why Investors Must Be Contrarians to Outperform The Market (25iq)
  • 50 Companies to Watch in 2017 (Bloomberg)
  • Chipotle Eats Itself (Fast Company)
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk Aims to Make Solar Panels as Appealing as Electric Cars (WSJ)
  • BLACKROCK: Climate change is going to move a huge amount of money and not enough people are paying attention (Business Insider)
  • Book Review of “A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy” (Prospect Magazine)
  • Black Monday Revisited: Lessons From 29 Years of Market History (PIMCO Blog)
  • 3 Differences Between Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett (Investopedia)
  • Everything You Need to Know About Michael Lewis (Tim O’Hearn)
  • Floats and Moats (Old School Value)
  • Aswath Damodaran: “Valuation: Four Lessons to Take Away” | Talks at Google (YouTube)

What are you reading this weekend? Drop a link in the comments or shoot me an email.