Wednesday Reading List

A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.

Mark Twain

ICYMI: What Are You Leaving On The Table? – Sharing a framework developed by Vanguard for how investors can improve their net returns on their own or working with the right advisor.

What To Do If You Lose Your Job by Heritage Financial

Our team sharing important advice and resources for this slowing economy.

What is Bluesky, and why is everyone on Twitter talking about it? by Vox

The invite-only, decentralized new social network, explained.

Chart of the Week

The Drivers of Booms and Busts in the Value Premium by Alpha Architect

Value has outperformed, but it’s far from risk-less, and it’s challenging to time your exposure to it.

The Fed Has No Good Options. The Risk of a Misstep Is Growing. by Barron’s

The Federal Reserve is struggling to cool inflation further without damaging the economy. The easy part is over. 

Artificial intelligence pioneer leaves Google and warns about technology’s future by NBC News

Geoffrey Hinton, a trailblazer in AI, has joined the growing list of experts sharing their concerns about its rapid advancement.

Hippos Spawned From Drug Lord Pablo Escobar’s Ranch Won’t Stop Multiplying by The Wall Street Journal

Originally from Africa, the giant beasts have spread across 120 miles of Colombian waterways. Castrating them is expensive and ‘there’s mud everywhere.’ Next idea: Fly them to Mexico.

The Search for the Lost ‘Jeopardy!’ Tapes Is Over. The Mystery Behind Them Endures. by The Ringer

In 1986, Barbara Lowe Vollick won five games of ‘Jeopardy!’ in a row. Her episodes were then taken out of circulation. What followed was a nearly 40-year hunt for the missing tapes—and a quest to find out what really happened between the show and its most enigmatic champion.

Book cover image for American Prometheus, The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin

American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin

Pulitzer Prize winning definitive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific progress.

The inspiration for the upcoming major motion picture – Oppenheimer.