Hot Links: The Latest and Greatest Posted October 22, 2014 by Joshua M Brown What I'm reading this morning: Apple Pay could be a giant leap forward for commerce (New York Times) Is the Chinese Economy About to Fall Off a Cliff? (New Yorker) All the stock picks from this week's massive Robin Hood conference (Market Folly) Mohamed El-Erian finally gets off his ass and gets a job (just kidding Mo) (Financial Times) Ben Eisen: Yes, 100% of economists were wrong about yields (MarketWatch) A lesson for the bears from 2007 (Price Action Lab) "Mom and pop investors are usually the ones singled out for herd behavior by chasing performance in the latest and greatest, but the herd mentality happens with regularity with professional investors as well." (A Wealth of Common Sense) Larry Swedroe: What drives defensive equity strategies? (ETF.com) Really proud of my friend Joe, who's moving on from BI to Bloomberg to host his own show (Business Insider) The portion of smart beta that is actually smart may be costing too much (Alpha Architect) Eddie eulogizes Nelson Bunker Hunt, of the infamous Hunt Brothers silver corner (Crossing Wall Street) The passing of a legend: The Ben Bradlee Obit (Washington Post) Now go talk about it. facebook twitter linkedin Read this next.April 6, 2011 Things You Probably Don't Need to Do When You Work at Berkshire HathawayMarch 15, 2012 Media: Appearance on the Brian Lehrer ShowJune 14, 2011 The Pixies, "The Happening"