Weekend Reads: China Injects $15 Billion

The Year in Alternative Funds – (Morningstar)

Managed Futures 2015 Strategy Review – (Attain Alternatives Blog)

Michael Covel Demystifies Trading – (Bloomberg)

Roubaix Capital Outperforms With Small-Cap Stocks; here are their favorites

Roubaix Capital's flagship investment fund declined by 1.19% in the month of September. However, despite this negative monthly performance, the fund returned 15.6% for the year to the end of September, outperforming the S&P 500, which returned just 5.6% over the same period. Roubaix employs a fundamental long/short equity strategy focused on small and mid-cap Read More

Are Commodities a Necessary Portfolio Component? – (Reformed Broker)

Cliff Asness’s Alternative Funds Top Rivals With 17% Returns – (Bloomberg)

Bond Market Takes Note as Fed Hawk Warns on Low Inflation – (Money Beat)

China’s Central Bank Injects $15 Billion Into the Market – (Wall Street Journal)

Obama’s $4 Billion Plan for Self-Driving Cars Will Make Google Very Happy – (Re Code)

How the U.S. Mint could save $39 million on nickels and dimes – (Yahoo Finance)

Chicago’s $500 million bonds fetch hefty yields – (Reuters)

The Best Investing Advice Has Always Been Too Boring for TV – (The Atlantic)

Just for Fun:

Here Are The Skyscrapers Set To Change Chicago’s Skyline – (Chicagoist)

An Algorithm Could Know You Have A Genetic Disease Before You Do – (FiveThirtyEight)

Most powerful women in tech have been sexually harassed, former Ellen Pao colleague finds – (Mashable)

The Most-Edited Wikipedia Pages Over The Last 15 Years – (FiveThirtyEight)

35 Vibrant Color Photos Of Chicagoans In The 1940s – (Chicagoist)

Sleep Habits of Successful Millennials – (Huffington Post)

We Need To Talk About Ted – (The Guardian)

What’s in a name? For 6 teams, not what you might think – (MLB)