Longform links: a billion dollar business April 23, 2015 Thursdays are all about longform links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at the end of asymmetric information. Companies In 2013 Tesla ($TSLA) was ready to sell to Google ($GOOG). An excerpt from "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future."* (bloomberg.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $TSLA $GOOG The Apple ($AAPL) Watch is already a billion dollar business. (carlhowe.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $AAPL Facebook ($FB) is THE dominant mobile platform. (stratechery.com) TweetPocketInstapaperSymbols: $FB Investing A dozen things learned from Ben Carlson about investing. (25iq.com) TweetPocketInstapaper There is a good chance you are using P/E ratios incorrectly. (blog.stonestreetadvisors.com) TweetPocketInstapaper How increasing transparency will transform the financial service industry. (rpseawright.wordpress.com) TweetPocketInstapaper More longreads Why the camera is so crucial to the smartphone. (aboveavalon.com) TweetPocketInstapaper How NASA is training astronauts to go on Mars-length missions. (newyorker.com) TweetPocketInstapaper A wandering mind is a creative mind. An excerpt from: The Wandering Mind: What the Brain Does When You're Not Looking, by Michael C. Corballi. (nymag.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The marriage calculus in America is in flux. (aeon.co) TweetPocketInstapaper A profile of the Bulletproof Coffee guy. (bloomberg.com) TweetPocketInstapaper The making of Dr. Oz. (vox.com) TweetPocketInstapaper *Link to: Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future and The Wandering Mind: What the Brain Does When You’re Not Looking. You can support Abnormal Returns by visiting Amazon, signing up for our daily newsletter or following us on StockTwits, Yahoo Finance and Twitter.