This Is The Sign You've Been Looking For - Weekly Reading List - August 18th, 2017

Sometimes all it takes is someone reminding you it's time to take action.


Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately.

Hope you find some interesting and enjoyable tidbits.

Let me know if you read something I'd like … Or if there are other sources I should add to my weekly reading.



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As VIX Explodes, a Painful Warning: the Vega of VIX ETFs Has Never Been Higher. (ZeroHedge)

Fund Managers Deny AI Threatens Jobs. (FT)

Rovio, the Maker of Angry Birds, is Reportedly Planning an IPO.(TechCrunch)

Why Bitcoin's Record-Setting Run Could Bode Well for the Stock Market.(Cryptocoinsnews)

Here's Why We Stopped Using $1,000 Bills. (BusinessInsider)

Snap Stock Hits Lowest Level since IPO after Paltry Earnings. (AP News)

Should You Invest Actively or Passively in Bonds? (MoneySense)

Elon Musk is Right. Driverless Cars Will Arrive by 2021. (TheNextWeb)

Road Map to Infrastructure Investment: Paving the Way to Government-Inspired Profits. (LinkedIn)

Fidelity, the $2.3 Trillion Investment Giant, is Testing out a New Cryptocurrency Service. (BusinessInsider)

"Mystery" Central Bank Buyer Revealed: SNB Now Owns a Record $84 Billion in US Stocks. (ZeroHedge)

Here's What Goldman is Telling Big Money Clients about Bitcoin.(Bloomberg)

The Amazon Effect: Retail Bankruptcies Surge 110% in First Half of the Year. (ZeroHedge)

Cheats! OPEC Pumps More despite Plan to Curb Supply. (CNN)

Israel, the Land of Milk and Honey _ and Now Whiskey? (AP News)

Applebee's is Closing up to 135 Locations across the US after Ditching Its 'Middle America Roots' to Win over Millennials. (BusinessInsider)

"We Need More Suckers at the Table" – Quant Funds Stumble as Dumb-Money Disappears. (ZeroHedge)

For Electric Cars to Take Off, They'll Need Place to Charge. (AP News)

Pentagon Study Declares American Empire is Collapsing'. (Medium)

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code into a $9.2 Billion Startup.(Bloomberg)


Let me know what you think.


– Howard

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