Weekend Reads #Articles #News #Reading

Weekend reads: Long-Term Investor Meaning. Why Young Adults Are Having Fewer Children.


  • A Generation of Americans Is Entering Old Age the Least Prepared in Decades (WSJ)
    Low incomes, paltry savings, high debt burdens, failed insurance—the U.S. is upending decades of progress in securing life’s final chapter


  • What ‘Long-Term Investor’ Really Means (Institutional Investor)
    It’s not just following the index, writes Campbell Macpherson, CEO of Change & Strategy International.
  • Investors Should Be ‘Skeptical’ of Smart Beta ETFs, Study Finds (Institutional Investor)
    New evidence shows that exchange-traded funds purported to capture factor premiums may not actually do so.


  • The Facebook algorithm finds the Declaration of Independence racist (Big Think)
  • Groupon is looking for a buyer (Recode)
    The daily-deal pioneer’s run as an independent company could be nearing an end.
  • Who Killed the GE Model? (HBR)

Personal Growth

  • Why Young Adults Are Having Fewer Children Than Their Ideal Number (NY Times)
  • You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question (Quartz)
  • Things Are Getting Better, So Why Are We All So Gloomy? (HumanProgress)

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