Wednesday Reading List

How Do Bear Markets End?

Our team at Heritage with an excellent look at what positive signs there are that this bear market could be nearing its end, with a specific focus on corporate earnings and Fed activity. Well worth a read.

U.S. Outlook: How Many More Times, Fed?

Weaker economic trends will likely form heading into 2023 as the Fed battles inflation, but a (hopefully) mild recession may help set stocks up for a better second half of the year.

The donut effect: How COVID-19 shapes real estate

It’s been a question on the minds of real estate investors for a while, would the workplace and lifestyle changes brought by COVID-19 change commercial real estate. Some answers here, as well as why to be concerned about city budgets.

It’s not your imagination: Shopping on Amazon has gotten worse

Amazon is now the third largest online ad company in the country, and it’s making the shopping experience lousy and worthy of being careful. Amazon might feel unbeatable for service, fast shipping and easy returns. But as a place to find products, it’s becoming a tacky strip mall filled with neon signs pointing you in all the wrong directions.

Tech’s reality check: How the industry lost $7.4 trillion in one year

A once unstoppable path to outsized returns has fizzled and reversed course big time.

What’s Behind the Exploding Prices of Pro Sports Franchises?

Teams were once considered poor, unpredictable investments. Today they’re among the most coveted assets in the world as they’ve outperformed most other investments. What changed?

The Hibernator’s Guide to the Galaxy

Scientists are on the verge of figuring out how to put humans in a state of suspended animation. It could be the key to colonizing Mars.

Book Recommendation

And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meachem

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer Jon Meacham chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln, charting how—and why—he confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery to expand the possibilities of America.