Tuesday, December 18, 2018


"History is philosophy teaching by examples." --Thucydides

GE Powered the American Century—Then It Burned Out (LINK)

The Late Cycle Lament: The Dual Economy, Minsky Moments, and Other Concerns - by James Montier (LINK)

Fed Tightening? Not Now - by Stanley F. Druckenmiller and Kevin Warsh (LINK)

Druckenmiller on Economy, Stocks, Bonds, Trump, Fed (Full Bloomberg Interview) (video) (LINK)

Goldman Sachs Ignored 1MDB Warning Signs in Pursuit of Asian Business (LINK) [And for those that want to read more about the 1MDB scandal: The Sarawak Report: The Inside Story of the 1MDB Exposé.]

The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention (LINK)

‘Tell Me What I Wanna Hear’ - by Frank Martin (LINK)

Why people prefer bad news - by Matt Ridley (LINK)

30 Principles from “Pre-Suasion” (LINK)

Masters in Business Podcast: Bethany McLean Discusses the Fracking Industry (LINK)
Related book: Saudi America
Invest Like the Best Podcast: Keith Rabois – If You Can’t Sell Them, Compete with Them (LINK)

The 10x lesson - by Seth Godin (LINK)

What It Means to Be OK [H/T @Atul_Gawande] (LINK)
Daniela Lamas and the practice of post-ICU care
My Dad's Friendship With Charles Barkley - by Shirley Wang (LINK) [I recommend the audio version of this located at the top of the article.]

Book of the day (Kindle deal, $2.99): Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car—And How It Will Reshape Our World