Wednesday Reading List – 28 August 2019

Really great post from Cliff Asness at AQR this week on bond valuations.

Wednesday Reading List – 14 August 2019

I really enjoyed the article about Google’s internal culture, but the key article this week is a short blog from PIMCO on the possibility of negative interest rates in the U.S.

How Should Your Teenager Spend Their Summer?

I like using the logic of financial analysis to solve everyday household problems. In the past, I have looked at whether I should bail on my old truck, and whether you should for an MBA. In that spirit, I’d like to take a look at a subject that has no bearing on my own life, but I’m interested in nonetheless. What types of activities should you encourage your high school aged kid to take up during their summer breaks?

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Friday Reading List – 2 August 2019

Support for minimum wage hikes, food stamps, passive indexing, and free trade. I’m kind of all over the place this week. Plus an engraving of Adam Smith wearing one of those cool wigs like a boss.

Portrait of Smith by John Kay, 1790
This guy knows the case for free trade!
Portrait of Smith by John Kay, 1790