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Weekend Link Roundup – Vol. 31 (Dec 17-18, 2016)

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Well… it’s snowing here in Boston. Here’s what I’ll be reading this weekend as the snow piles up:

Books

The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results
by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

The ONE Thing has made more than 300 appearances on national bestseller lists, including #1 Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today. It won 12 book awards and has been translated into 26 languages. It was voted one of the Top 100 Business Books of All Time on Goodreads.

Links

  • Warren Buffett and the Naked Truth About Dow Chemical (WSJ)
    • The conversion of $4 billion in preferred stock by Dow Chemical leaves Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway as a major shareholder of the firm, but probably not for long
  • Look Who’s Back! Microsoft, Rebooted, Emerges as a Tech Leader (WSJ)
  • The Irrationality Within Us: Why we are not as rational as we think, and why that matters (Scientific American)
  • Meet the Platypus of Wall Street (The Intelligent Investor)
  • The World’s Best-Value CEOs (Bloomberg)
  • There’s an Antidote to America’s Long Economic Malaise: College Towns (WSJ)
  • A Better Theory to Explain Financial Bubbles (Bloomberg)
  • Venture Capitalists, Cognitive Bias, And The Dangers Of Learning From The Past (Mattermark)
  • 5 Investing Podcasts You Should Listen To (WSJ)
  • Let’s Be Honest: Are You an Investor or a Speculator? (The Intelligent Investor)
  • Alternative Thinking: Superstar Investors (AQR)
  • Personal-Finance Lessons From the Ultrawealthy (WSJ)

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