These Are the Goods

Articles

When the crash actually came, people got scared. The dips that they were so looking forward to buying became a lot less appealing when they arrived. (By Packy McCormick)

The genesis of a generational crisis in food that will leave few unaffected (By Doomberg)

Research shows end-of-life regrets aren’t about the mistakes you made, but the risks you didn’t take (By Scott Galloway)

Between team, product, and market, investors should focus on market (By Mario Gabriele)

It’s the most efficient market for converting money into status (By Byrne Hobart)

It’s good to be at the top. (By Nick Maggiulli)

Podcasts

Informational value of the yield curve has significantly eroded (With Tracy Alloway, Joe Weisenthal, and Viktor Shvets)

Porn is always at the vanguard of new tech (With Tim Ferriss and Jane McGonigal)

Distributed storytelling (With Eric Golden and Jenkins the Valet)

We’ve never seen an economy as big as Russia so isolated from the rest of the world (with Patrick O’Shaughnessy and David Rubinstein)

We need to know what exit multiples are (With Chamath, Jason, David, and Brad Gerstner)

It looks a lot like a traditional loan (With Eric Golden and Matt Ballensweig)

Books

The commodity traders have become essential cogs in the modern economy (By Javier Blas and Jack Farchy)