Weekend Reads: China, Oil, and Lyft


CME Group Announces Launch of Ultra 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note Futures and Options – (CME Group)

China crashes its stock market with circuit-breakers meant to save it – (The Economist)

China Could ‘Spook’ Markets Again in 2016, IMF’s Obstfeld Warns – (Bloomberg)

Gates Capital Returns 32.7% Tries To Do “Fewer Things Better”

Gates Capital Management's Excess Cash Flow (ECF) Value Funds have returned 14.5% net over the past 25 years, and in 2021, the fund manager continued to outperform. Due to an "absence of large mistakes" during the year, coupled with an "attractive environment for corporate events," the group's flagship ECF Value Fund, L.P returned 32.7% last Read More

Why GM’s investment in Lyft is such a big deal – (The Washington Post)

The Best-Paid U.S. Executives Don’t Work on Wall Street: Chart – (Bloomberg)

Diane Swonk exits Mesirow Financial – (Chicago Business)

2016 Will Be (Another) Test Of The Economic Recovery – (FiveThirtyEight)

Just for Fun:

Study Finds That Smart People Live Longer Than Not-Smart People – (Fast Company)

The Obama administration is quietly trying to make it harder to study public officials – (VOX)

Pew Research Center will call 75% cellphones for surveys in 2016 – (Pew Research)

This map shows the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures – (Business Insider)

Where American Families are Moving – (New Geography)

In Defense Of Food Stamps: Why The White House Sings SNAP’s Praises – (NPR)

4 New Elements Are Added To The Periodic Table – (NPR)

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