Boltwood Capital Management | Weekly Reads: 6/24/2019
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Weekly Reads: 6/24/2019

Interest Rates: Rates Are Coming Down, What You Need to Know – click here
Outside of politics/policy, one of the major items facing investors this year is declining interest rates.  This article attempts to examine the reasons why and what you need to know about the current trend.  

Technology: U.S. Considering Limiting Production Location for 5G Equipment – click here
One of the major technological changes to come over the next several years is the launch of 5G.  The U.S. government is thinking of defending the U.S. interests by requiring the equipment be manufactured outside of China.

Science: The Utah Desert a Substitute for Mars? – click here
Out in the middle of Utah a group of enthusiasts is practicing what it would be like to live on Mars.  With a goal to place humans on the planet by 2023 the more research done today will help the world achieve that goal.

Environment: Mike Pence’s Comments About Global Warming – click here
One problem many Americans have with politicians is their unwavering desire to stick to a belief.  Mike Pence seemingly is unwillingly to accept that global warming is real and that it poses a threat.  

Shipping: Storm Approaching for Shipping World – click here
The world is a rapidly changing place.  One of the areas that is changing the most quickly is the shipping world which is facing increased competition and new technologies.  It will be interesting to see where things go from here.  

Wealth: The Richest Person In Each State – click here
As a capitalist society, we have an obsession with other people’s wealth as a measure of someone’s success.  This article by Forbes shines a light on the wealthiest person in each state.  

Politics: Complete This Sentence – “President Trump Wins Reelection if…”: – click here
While nobody knows the future speculating on how things may turn out is always a fun game.  Politico tries to imagine a world and the reasons why President Trump wins reelection.