Be sure to check out our bonus Memorial Day weekend podcast, with Michael Lewis, author of Moneyball, The Big Short, and so many others. The second season of his podcast Against the Rules, just dropped, focusing on Coaches. He describes how telling narrative stories via podcasting allows him to...
My Memorial Day reads: • Military families share Memorial Day with nation mourning coronavirus losses (ABC)• Pat LaFrieda shares the 8 grill accessories he can’t do without, and how to use them (Business Insider)• The U.S. Is Getting Shorter, as Mapmakers Race to Keep Up (New York Times)• How...
Trump has no intention of leaving. Every day I’m inundated with info from those on the left decrying Trump’s behavior. Hell, even today he refused to wear a mask at the Ford plant. Tune in Rachel Maddow as she scowls at the insanity. She’s positively right, but she cannot...
My helpful collection of resources and information for your easy like Sunday morning reads: Testing, Treatment and Vaccine News: • T cells found in COVID-19 patients ‘bode well’ for long-term immunity (Science)• Moderna Covid-19 vaccine generates immune response, early data show (Stat)• The Race for a Vaccine: Inside a university scientist’s...
This week, we speak with Jonathan Taffer, who is best known for creating the NFL Sunday Ticket (the predecessor to NFL Red Zone). He was one of the first inductees in the Nightclub Hall of Fame. He is the creator and host of the reality series “Bar Rescue,”...
The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Peters Blend coffee, grab a seat by the pool, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • The Untold Story of the Birth of Social Distancing (New York Times)• The Provocations of Elon Musk: The mercurial billionaire CEO...
Below you will see one of the 1,400 Gullwing coupes built between 1954 and 1957. Its listed for sale at Bring A Trailer. The current bid as of this AM is $1,350,000. It will probably go for more than that when the auction ends next Tuesday. The restoration appears...
Succinct Summations for the week ending May 22nd, 2020 Positives: 1. Markets seem to find more stability on improving Covid-19 treatment news2. Index of leading economic indicators fell 4.4% m/o/m, above expected decrease of 5.9%.3. E-Commerce retail sales rose 2.4% w/o/w, above the previous increase of 2.2%.4. Home mortgage apps...
Market have shrugged off a torrent of horrific economic news. They have powered far above the post pandemic crash lows of March. The fastest bear market ever, down 34% in weeks, has led to a similarly startling snapback. From the March 23rd lows, we have seen blistering gains...
My end of week morning train WFH reads: • Stock Pickers Should Be Winning. They’re Not (Bloomberg)• Elon Musk Is the Hero America Deserves (BusinessWeek)• Restaurants Are Facing a Rotten Future, Even in States That Have Reopened (Slate)• Bidding Wars Are Back in Housing Market Stung by Pandemic (Bloomberg)...