Wednesday Reading List

Stuff worth sharing from the past week

The Forbes 400 came out. I wasn’t on it. Here’s the complete list, a Massachusetts focused article, and an interesting graphic on the list’s evolution over the last decade.

The Forbes 400 2020: The Richest People in America

These are the richest people in Massachusetts for 2020, according to Forbes by Arianna MacNeill


Blunt talk on how the election will impact your portfolio.

Repeat After Me, The President Isn’t the Stock Market by Tony Isola


If you thought the S&P 500 index was just an unmanaged index of the country’s biggest companies, think again.

‘Investors will go to other indices’ after the S&P 500′s Tesla snub, market analyst says by Lizzy Gurdus


The team at FiveThirtyEight with a good overview of where we are in this recovery.

The Easy Part Of The Economic Recovery Might Be Over by Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux, Neil Paine and Julia Wolfe

More on the economy


Plastic isn’t getting recycled nearly to the level you think it is. Here’s the why and how.

How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled by Laura Sullivan


23% of restaurants haven’t reopened since March and 10% of jobs are in this industry.

So many Boston restaurants have closed. It’s just the tip of the iceberg. by Devra First


You can invest too conservatively in retirement even if you have met your number.

Retirement Planning When You Have Enough by Christine Benz