(Not) boring finds for February 2019
Our finds this month include a case for “Peak Investment Industry”; the surprisingly old history of modern ETFs; Jeff Bezos on the importance of being customer-focused; and the incredible advancements in augmented reality—imagine watching a full scale whale swim by your window.
Baillie Gifford – Riding the gravy train
A compelling assessment of the investment management industry and appeal for a different set of approaches and behaviours from asset managers towards fees, risks, and reward.
Medium – The road to ETFs
A historical lookback on the origins of ETFs to over a thousand years ago in 10th century Italy.
Bloomberg Markets and Finance – The David Rubenstein Show: Jeff Bezos (48 min)
Jeff Bezos on building Amazon, effective decision-making approaches, and the number one thing behind Amazon’s success: “an obsessive-compulsive focus on the customer as opposed to obsession over the competitor.”
The impressive developments happening in the world of augmented reality, like a full-size digital rendering of our world.