Wednesday Reading List

Stuff worth sharing from the past week

But first, today is April Fool’s Day. No need to worry about fake news here, but for those curious about how this day started and some all-time best pranks: April Fool’s Day – HISTORY & Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time.

In 2015, Bill Gates warned us we were not ready for this outbreak. Here’s that TED Talk. His thoughts on what we can do now to catch up are below.

Bill Gates: Here’s how to make up for lost time on Covid-19

There’s been lots of government activity lately. Here are some articles to keep you informed.

CARES ACT Provisions and Analysis by the National Law Review

This is a very thorough summary of the legislation. Stay tuned for planning ideas on how this could impact you in future posts.

This calculator tells you exactly how big your coronavirus stimulus check could be by Kathleen Elkins

Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Excellent short guide prepared by the Chamber on the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative which provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.

ICYMI yesterday’s post – 3 Things Investors Should Know Now

Buying During a Crisis by Nick Maggiulli

Great article about how to think about buying investments during a panic.

Fear and the Psychology of Bear Markets by James Montier

Regular readers know how highly I regard GMO’s content. James is an authority on behavioral finance and the author of the Little Book of Behavioral Investing. This is his latest piece.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ Is An Unmissable, Ugly Portrait Of Humanity by Dani DiPlacido

If people aren’t talking about the coronavirus these days, it’s because they’re talking about the Tiger King. I haven’t seen it. Here’s a review.

Book Recommendation

The 7 Essential Books About Pandemics by Tina Jordan

“If you’re looking for context, history or scientific information about the spread of disease, these books are a good place to start.”

My book comes out April 21st – 20 days!

To learn more click here!