The Five Best Books I Read in 2017

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[…]

Weekend Reading Links 1/14/2017

This weekend reading links is a short list.  I’ve been gathering some material for a future post, and I still have my retirement planning post coming out soon.  In the meantime, take a moment and read some interesting stuff.   Mr. Gates goes to Africa – and gives reason for optimism on the continent.   Read more about Weekend Reading Links 1/14/2017[…]

Weekend Reading Links 12/30/16

It has been a truly memorable year with plenty of surprises.  I am personally looking forward to 2017, and excited at what it has to offer.  I just finished reading the Walter Isaacsson Ben Franklin biography and I have to recommend it to anyone who either has an interest in American history or just would Read more about Weekend Reading Links 12/30/16[…]

Weekend Reading Links 12/17/16

Well it’s a little late but here are some interesting things I read this past week.   Investing Barry Ritholtz gives us six things to consider as the market reaches new highs.  ( Brian Singer on the market impact of geopolitics. (   Technology The Google Self driving car. ( These cyber attacks on the Read more about Weekend Reading Links 12/17/16[…]

Weekend Reading Links 12/3/16

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[…]

The House of Morgan

Currently Reading: The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance Great Quote: “In the history books, Pierpont’s epigrammatic sayings stand out.  In the transcript of the Pujo hearings, however, they appear against an arid backdrop of denials and monosyllabic grunts, as if he wouldn’t concede the hearing’s legitimacy.  Stamping Read more about The House of Morgan[…]