What I’m reading ~ 19/1/2017

  1. Over $100 Billion Redeemed From Hedge Funds In 2016 As Only 32% Outperform Their Benchmark
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. WeChat’s App Revolution
  4. Spotify, Netflix, LINE, Pandora & HBO NOW top the list of 2016’s biggest apps by revenue
  5. How Deutsche Bank Made −€367 Million Disappear

 

Quote of the day:

“Every time you go to Facebook or ESPN.com or wherever, you’re unleashing a mad scramble of money, data, and pixels that involves undersea fiber-optic cables, the world’s best database technologies, and everything that is known about you by greedy strangers. Every. Single. Time.”

– Chaos Monkeys

Daily wrap-up: January 19

  • Yellen speech bolsters dollar after Trump’s mixed messages (Reuters)
  • Draghi Set to Face Questions on ECB Bond Purchases (WSJ)
  • Davos CEOs ‘go local’ on supply chain in Trump era (Reuters)
  • Oil and Trump: Russians full of optimism (Reuters)
  • Biggest Opposition Party Ready to Topple Swedish Government (BBG)
  • The Mortgage Market’s $1 Trillion Pocket of Worry (WSJ)
  • Ex-VW CEO Winterkorn Deflects Blame for Diesel-Cheating Scandal (BBG)
  • George Soros, Mastercard to partner to aid migrants, refugees (Reuters)
  • Don’t Assume Canada Will Rally With U.S., Poloz Warns Investors (BBG)
  • Mnuchin to Address IndyMac, Tax Policy at Senate Hearing (WSJ)
  • On Davos sidelines, banks expecting three-year transition after Brexit (Reuters)
  • Safran to Buy Zodiac for $10 Billion in All-French Aero Deal (BBG)
  • These Automakers Could be Trump’s Next Targets (BBG)
  • Exclusive: Pentagon, Lockheed near deal on $9 billion F-35 contract (Reuters)
  • Syria’s Assad hopes for ‘reconciliation’ deals from Astana talks (Reuters)
  • How Well Does Running Vanguard Pay? (BBG)
  • GOP Governors Warn Lawmakers About Repeal of Affordable Care Act (WSJ)
  • U.S exchanges rent helicopter, drape banner in pursuit of Snapchat IPO (Reuters)
  • Netflix’s Global Growth Fuels Surge in Subscribers (WSJ)
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