29 Mar Weekly Reads: 03/25/2019
Investing: Never Confuse Luck With Smart Investing – click here
Smart investing can take many forms. But this article outlines that having a plan and strategy is important and outweighs the idea of luck.
Politics: How Smart Is A Smart Wall at the Border? – click here
The wall at the border has been a hot button topic for several years. While there is a debate on how to secure the border most agree that a physical wall would not work. But what about a smart wall?
Politics: Stephen Moore Could Do More Damage Than Other Nominees – click here
Stephen Moore, a potential Fed Board candidate, differs in his view on monetary policy than most modern economists. His views on how to handle interest rates pose significant risks to the economy according to this author.
Business: McDonald’s Takes Steps to Be Like Amazon – click here
One of America’s great and long-standing business is McDonald’s. Companies like these are often viewed as stagnant and not with the times. The reality is these companies are always changing and McDonald’s purchase of an AI company is an example of this.
Retail: The 2019 Drunk Shopping Census – click here
Since the advent of online shopping, many have lamented having a glass of wine and overdoing the shopping. This article looks to quantify how much-drunk shopping costs Americans each year.
Investing: Why Bond Yields Fell This Week – click here
Bond yields have dropped significantly this week and many are left wondering why. This article outlines some of the reasons why.
Investing: Why Investors Are Obsessed With an Inverted Yield Curve – click here
When short-term yields are higher than long-term rates investors refer to the dynamic as an inverted yield curve. When this happens investors get nervous.