The 5 Best Books I Read in 2017 Last year was a great year for reading. Even if I fell short of my goal for number of books read, the quality of books was excellent and a few of them were pretty massive in length so I think it evens out. I am still working Read more about The Five Best Books I Read in 2017[…]
After a week off to carve pumpkins, take kids treat-or-treating, and to go see Thor: Ragnorak, the links are back. It has been a productive and enlightening couple of weeks with a lot of interesting things to read, but before I begin I want to share an excerpt from the book I am reading, Titan: Read more about Weekend Reading Links 11/10/17[…]
Weekend Reading Links 9/08/17 For those of you who had enjoyed the weekend reading links, (and there were a couple of you out there) sorry for the summer break. I stopped when we took our Disney vacation in the beginning of June and ended up taking the rest of the summer off. I tried Read more about Weekend Reading Links 9/08/17[…]
It’s a brand-new year, and I am looking forward to a lot of exciting things going on. In fact, I need to try and keep this short so I can work on a few other things before closing the night with my LeCarre spy novel. I just started teaching again this week, which is always Read more about Weekend Reading Links 1/06/2017[…]
I love this time of year. Christmas is great, and having a family with small children makes this season extra special in ways that words can’t describe. I also love this time of year because I really get into New Year resolutions. I like evaluating how I did the previous year, and planning what I Read more about Resolutions[…]
Here are a few of the stories and articles that I found most interesting this week. Energy Magnetically floating twisting ball of million-degree burning hot plasma anyone? This is another possible sustainable energy solution to keep an eye on. From the website Science Alert Investment Round table of great investment advice from some of the pros. Worth Read more about Weekend Reading Links 12/10/16[…]
Here are links to some of the best stories I’ve read this week. Spend some time at your favorite coffee shop this weekend and get caught up on the world. Artificial Intelligence: A quick hitter on where we are on the Artificial Intelligence Apocalypse timeline. Books: Speaking of Artificial Intelligence if you want Read more about Weekend Reading Links 12/3/16[…]
It was once said to me that if you read five books on any given topic, you will know more than 95% of the population on that topic. I am not sure where that statistic comes from or if there is any accuracy to the claim, but I like it either way. However, with so many options out there to choose from, how do you determine where to get good relevant information. […]
Being in the money management profession, here is a conversation that I have on a not-infrequent basis.
Friend – “Keith, what is the best investment I can make right now?”
Me – “Books”
Friend – “What, like Amazon.com or Barnes & Noble stock or something?
Me – “No, like the books you read.”
Friend (now with confused look on face) – “Books on investing?”
Me – “If that’s what your interested in, sure.” […]
Currently Reading: The Robber Barons by Matthew Josephson Best For: Fans of Rockefeller, Carnegie, Gould, and the other larger-than life industrialists and financiers who helped built the modern American economy. Fans of American economic history will enjoy the details of this book. Also, it is one of the most quoted books from the more contemporary Read more about The Robber Barons[…]