Hot Links: Profound Shift

Stuff I’m Reading this Morning…

Neil Irwin: “The days of Americans getting health insurance through their employers may be numbered — and the change could be just as profound as the shift of employers forcing employees to manage their own retirement savings.”  (Upshot)

Why the economy sucks this year so far.  (WSJ)

“We got lucky” and other things you will never hear from a portfolio manager.  (AWealthOfCommonSense)

Eddy: What if the stock market were a bond?  (CrossingWallStreet)

Frank Zorilla: “I’ve been in this business for 17 years and I have seen many brokers, traders, clients blow up due to excessive action during times when there should be inaction.”  (ZorTrades)

Abenomics is not doing the job as far as consumer confidence is concerned.  (DrEdsBlog)

More prison rape for brokerage clients – introducing the private-placement-in-a-self-directed-IRA.  (InvestmentNews)

So Jamie and Lloyd had dinner the other night, reminisced about old times in 2008.  (DealBook)

Don’t give up on Twitter yet – its monetization plan is just now coming together.  (Medium)

The Onion is launching a Buzzfeed parody site that sounds hilarious.  (FastCompany)

Get lost in this Canon of the Great Works of Software.  (Medium)

The oldest living things on earth.  (FarnamStreet)

Rob Ford drops his latest video, and this one’s really bad. Maybe they’ll make him the prime minister.  (GlobeandMail)

Also, this one time, Justin Bieber rolled up on Rob Ford at a nightclub and asked him for some crack.  (TorontoStar)


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