These are the Goods

It’a funny, I thought my life would change when I had a baby, and it certainly has, but one thing I didn’t count on is how much more time I would have. He sleeps, and he eats. That’s it for now. So I’ve been either home or at the office and I’ve consumed more content in the past three weeks than over any other three week period in recent memory. I know that will change quickly, but in the meantime, I wanted to share some incredible stuff I read this week.

Business Advice From A One Year Old.

“Everything is amazing when you expect nothing.”

By Morgan Housel

The Writer Who Uncovered The Nazis’ Drug Use

“People in Europe come to me and they ask, ‘What is Trump taking?’ They assume I can tell them the secret to his madness.”

By The New Yorker

Contrarian Factor timing is Deceptively Difficult

“Timing strategy backtests can be vulnerable to look-ahead biases. In particular, the use of in -sample spreads may over-fit the past and under-deliver in the future.”


I Passed on Berkshire Hathaway at $97 Per Share

“I’ll wait, I thought, until it hits $60. I’m still waiting. On Friday BRK.A closed at $217,000.”

By MicroCapClub

Facebook, the World’s Most Addictive Drug

“Last year it claimed 19% of the $70 billion people spent on mobile advertising globally, compared to Twitter’s paltry 2.5%.”

By The Economist

“Inside John Calipari’s Media Empire”

“It’s never off,” he said. “Because I don’t know how to turn it off.”

By The New York Times

Some Things I Wish I Would Have Learned In College

“Passion is overrated”

By Ben Carlson

A Cache of Declassified Nuclear Weapons Test Footage Has Just Been Uploaded to YouTube

“During the Cold War era of mutually assured destruction, the United States tested more than 1,000 nuclear weapons.”

By Mediaite