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Top Income Growth since 1913

Top Income Group Since 1913 – (Visualizing Economics)

 

These 35,000 millennial savers have been in the same employer’s 401(k) plan for a decade, and their average balance hit a five-year high in the second quarter: $92,900, up 10% from a year earlier.

Millennial retirement savers are starting to have big, fat 401(k)s – (Investment News)

 

“Enteric fermentation,” or livestock’s digestive process, accounts for 22 percent of all U.S. methane emissions, and the manure they produce makes up 8 percent more, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.”

Could Less Gassy Livestock Be a Cash Cow? – (Bloomberg)

 

“To illustrate a strategic gap common to today’s portfolio managers, George Sokoloff, PhD, founder and CIO at Carmot Capital, proposes an interesting thought experiment – a breakdown of a typical, well-diversified investment strategy in 1912.”

The ‘Holy Grail’ hedge fund strategy to handle a black swan the size of World War I – (IB Times)

 

“We have to think outside the box,”

Paul Tudor Jones, Facing Redemption Flood, Imposes Minimum Risk Levels, — (ZeroHedge)

 

“While these strategies can be important to the longevity of your early retirement plan, they are completely useless if you’re unable to save or control your spending habits.”

What It Takes to Retire Early – (A Wealth of Common Sense)

 

“It’s also worth noting that the Energy sector’s weighting has dipped back below 7% once again as oil prices have entered a new bear market.”

Historical S&P 500 Sector Weightings – (Bespoke)

 

“Singaporean investors will now be able to trade CBOE’s VIX futures, as the exchange expands its Asian presence.”

CBOE expands Asian reach with Singapore approval – (The Trade)

Chicago:

“As part of process, Johnson will submit his recommendations to the Chicago Police Board, which will ultimately decide whether to fire the officers.”

Fire Seven Officers For Laquan McDonald Cover-Up, Police Supt. Says – (DNA Info)

 

“In their analysis, SmartAsset defined affording an apartment as spending 28 percent or less of your income on rent.”

Chicago Households Need To Make $76K A Year To Afford Their Rent, Study Finds – (Chicagoist)

 

Policy and Politics:

“But discrimination, whether it’s subtle (the result of a woman wearing a dress that somehow, inexplicably, a client dislikes) or overt (a woman being forced to share her commissions and clients with a younger man) is still a reality. So, too, is harassment.”

Equity: how fictional tales of women on Wall Street shed light on reality – (The Guardian)

 

“Men make up a bit more than half the full-time workforce, but they account for more than 70 percent of those working 50 hours a week or more. So as wage gains have gone disproportionately to people working long hours, they have also gone disproportionately to men, widening the earnings divide between men and women overall.”

Why Women Are No Longer Catching Up To Men On Pay – (FiveThirtyEight)

 

“Education Department will give up to $17 million in loans and grants for training at eight entities that aren’t traditional colleges.”

Obama Administration to Fund Nontraditional Training for Students – (Wall Street Journal)

 

“Turks are convinced that Europe and America had something to do with the attempted putsch”

Duplicity coup – (The Economist)

 

“We are all Keynesians now,…”

Clinton and Trump Both Embrace Keynesianism – (Barrons)

 

“The qualities that make a good boss, like being willing to cut jobs to make a firm more efficient, seem bad in a political leader.”

From corner office to Oval Office – (The Economist)

 

Animation: The Hottest Year of Record – (Bloomberg)

 

Just for Fun:

“A bolt captured over Petrified Forest National Park looks just like a T. Rex.”

Dinosaur Lightning Takes a Bite Out of Arizona Sky – (Seeker)

 

Ellis found his bride-to-be’s phone number scrawled onto a bathroom wall at his local bar and, in what could have only been an alcohol-induced state of bravado, shot her a text: “Hi. What are u up to?”

A Guy Texted a Number on a Bathroom Wall and Found True Love – (VICE)

 

“At just 22-years-old, Boyan Slat has created a barrier system that’s designed to collect and remove trash from the Pacific Ocean without disrupting marine life.”

A Millennial’s Fight to Clean Up 150 Million Pounds of Ocean Trash – (WNYC)

 

“The Chop Pokemon Rewards are: Level 5: $1 oyster; Level 15: $1 beer; and Level 25: 50% off your bill”

Pokemon Go Infiltrates Chicago Restaurants – (Local POV)

 

 

 

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The performance data displayed herein is compiled from various sources, including BarclayHedge, and reports directly from the advisors. These performance figures should not be relied on independent of the individual advisor's disclosure document, which has important information regarding the method of calculation used, whether or not the performance includes proprietary results, and other important footnotes on the advisor's track record.

Benchmark index performance is for the constituents of that index only, and does not represent the entire universe of possible investments within that asset class. And further, that there can be limitations and biases to indices such as survivorship, self reporting, and instant history.

Managed futures accounts can subject to substantial charges for management and advisory fees. The numbers within this website include all such fees, but it may be necessary for those accounts that are subject to these charges to make substantial trading profits in the future to avoid depletion or exhaustion of their assets.

Investors interested in investing with a managed futures program (excepting those programs which are offered exclusively to qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7) will be required to receive and sign off on a disclosure document in compliance with certain CFT rules The disclosure documents contains a complete description of the principal risk factors and each fee to be charged to your account by the CTA, as well as the composite performance of accounts under the CTA's management over at least the most recent five years. Investor interested in investing in any of the programs on this website are urged to carefully read these disclosure documents, including, but not limited to the performance information, before investing in any such programs.

Those investors who are qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7 and interested in investing in a program exempt from having to provide a disclosure document and considered by the regulations to be sophisticated enough to understand the risks and be able to interpret the accuracy and completeness of any performance information on their own.

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