My end of week morning train reads:
• 3 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Bonds (Of Dollars And Data)
• The Medallion Fund, Skepticism, and a Failure to Comprehend (Institutional Investor)
• The Lure of the Family Office: What recruiters are seeing when it comes to poaching, attracting, and hiring top talent. (CIO)
• What will get people to save more for retirement? Letting them ‘opt out’ (Fortune)
• The Dairy Farm of Your Imagination Is Disappearing: Falling prices and factory-farm competition are taking out family farms by the thousands. (Businessweek) see also Farmers Fight John Deere Over Who Gets to Fix an $800,000 Tractor (Businessweek)
• These 10 must-listen podcasts can help you master investing, from day-trading to real estate (Business Insider)
• Death, Taxes, and Three Other Inevitable Things (Collaborative Fund)
• Sanders is too old. So is Biden. Trump too. Why Do Such Elderly People Run America? (The Atlantic)
• Who is getting sick? A look at coronavirus risk by age, gender, and more (Stat) see also Scientists were close to a coronavirus vaccine years ago. Then the money dried up. (NBC News)
• Inside the Athletic: the start-up that has changed journalism forever (GQ)
Be sure to check out our Masters in Business interview this weekend with Jan van Eyck, CEO of Van Eck Associates, which manages about $49 billion dollars in ETFs and funds.
Bonds Extend Rally, Hit Record Low Yields, as Investors Retreat From Stock Market
Sign up for our reads-only mailing list here.