Sunday links: difficult to debunk April 25, 2017 By master Strategy Make sure you are fully diversified before you invest in ‘tail protection strategies.’ (mrzepczynski.blogspot.com) The ‘wall of worry’ is constantly getting rebuilt over tie (dashofinsight.com) Brett Steenbarger, “The worst traders have a passion for trading. They need to trade. The best traders have a passion for trading well. They need to get better.” (traderfeed.blogspot.com) 401(okay) Why your 401(k) plan may be at risk to revenue-seeking politicians. (blogs.wsj.com) Has private equity finally cracked the code on getting into 401(k) plans? (bloomberg.com) Memberships Support Abnormal Returns with an annual membership. Members get access to exclusive perks. (abnormalreturns.com) Companies How did Google ($GOOGL) get to be a near-monopoly? (theweek.com) Retail is in full liquidation mode. (zerohedge.com) Finance You can’t run a hedge fund these days out of your back pocket. (bloomberg.com) Raising money for a new hedge fund these days is tough. (cnbc.com) Funds A profile of the huge role Morningstar ($MORN) plays in the fund and asset management business. (barrons.com) Capital is flowing out risk parity strategies. (bloomberg.com) Book offers “The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter” by David Sax is just $3.99 for the Kindle. (amazon.com) “Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness” by Chade-Meng Tan is just $1.99 for the Kindle. (amazon.com) Gary Vaynerchuk’s “The Thank You Economy” is just $1.99 for the Kindle. (amazon.com) Global The global economy is now more integrated than ever before. (mrzepczynski.blogspot.com) Trump has Mexico all wrong. (theatlantic.com) Economy How best to tax business. (nytimes.com) What CEOs had to say about the economy this week. (avondaleam.com) A succinct summary of the week’s economic events. (ritholtz.com) The economic schedule for the coming week. (calculatedriskblog.com) Earlier on Abnormal Returns Top clicks this week on the site. (abnormalreturns.com) What you missed in our Friday linkfest. (abnormalreturns.com) Longform links: no single metric. (abnormalreturns.com) Mixed media Seth Godin, “Science isn’t something to believe or not believe. It’s something to do.” (sethgodin.typepad.com) A six-hour workday: the pros and cons. (washingtonpost.com) Will we ever replace our tangible connection with cold hard cash? (nytimes.com) SOURCE: Abnormal Returns – Read whole story here.