Weekend Reads: The Dark Web

Tracking companies on the dark web also works well for investigations into pharmaceutical businesses, he said, adding his team would find “massive, thriving markets” for counterfeit goods in possible target companies. “We’ll then warn the hedge fund there’s no point in buying this brand as there has been an erosion of value.”

Hedge funds turn to dark web to gain an edge – (FN London)


In fact, people are more afraid of “computers replacing people in the workforce” and “technology [they] don’t understand” than they are about things like ghosts, blood and even their significant others cheating on them

The Facebook chatbot controversy highlights how paranoid people are about life with robots and A.I. – (CNBC)


The burden is not on my generation but rather the ones who came before us to teach us the value in starting early because our incentives will lead us to act only when our edge is no longer sharp.

A Millennial’s Rebuttal — (The Irrelevant Investor


Put together by Axios, it shows the proportion of Americans getting coverage from employers, Medicaid, Medicare, non-group policies, and other public sources. The graphic also includes the 9% of the population that is uninsured, as well.

Infographic: How Americans Get Healthcare – (Visual Capitalist)


There really isn’t any such thing. The two main standalone robo-advisors, Wealthfront and Betterment, are flush with human talent – behind the scenes, on the portfolio construction side and even on the client-facing side.

If everyone is a robo-advisor then no one is a robo-advisor — (Reformed Broker


From 2005 to 2013, the company’s refinery and chemical plants released 10 million pounds of pollution in excess of its state-issued air permits, according to the ruling.

Judge denies ExxonMobil request to reduce $20 million air pollution fine – (Texas Tribune)


Women-led beauty startups are attracting money from venture capital funds, and shareholder groups are putting pressure on existing companies to diversify their leadership.

Women Are Making Over The Beauty Industry’s Boy’s Club – (FiveThirtyEight)

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