10 Sunday Reads

My easy-like-Sunday-morning reads:

• The League of Extraordinary Assholes: There’s a jerk in every room. Is it you? (The Walrus)
• This Simple Way Is the Best Way to Predict the Market (MoneyBeat)
• The Year in Alternative Funds (Morningstar)
• Is the whole theory of secular stagnation a hoax? (Telegraph)
• How Facebook Makes Us Dumber (Bloomberg View)
• Conservatives are still trying to prove there’s no retirement crisis — but workers may know better (LA Times)
• Scientists say humans have now brought on an entirely new geologic epoch (Washington Post)
• The Republican Party Is a Trick (Gawker) see also Broken Elephants, Part II: Ben Carson, Frank Gaffney, and The Way to Make Your Mark in Today’s GOP (Ordinary Times)
• Is This the Collapse of the Kardashian Economy? (we can only hope) (Daily Beast)
• A Major Correction: We recently published an article naming Jupiter “the best planet.” As everyone knows, Saturn is the best planet. We regret the error. (The Atlantic)

Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Michael Covel, author of Trend Following and Turtle Trader


Consumer Confidence Indices Indexed to 100 as of January 1986

Source: Bespoke Investment Group


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