This week’s highlights: Dolly Parton, Value Investing, and the First Tee Jitters
by David Wells – Nashville TN
Happy Friday –
No deep thoughts today – have a great weekend!
Food for Thought
- Billboard – Dolly Parton Steers Her Empire Through the Pandemic – and Keeps It Growing
- Rory Sutherland – The danger of following ‘the science’ There is, after all, a good reason why humans have evolved decidedly unscientific instincts for decision-making: in the messy world we inhabit, the facts that are available are usually not important, and the facts that are important are usually not available.
- Hedgeye – OK Boomers… Let’s Talk About Socialism. Demographer Neil Howe looks at the difference between the generations in starting conditions and how that may be manifesting in political dialogue.
- JamesClear – This Coach Improved Every Tiny Thing by 1 Percent and Here’s What Happened
- TwoCenturies – Value Investing: Even Deeper History
- TheRealDeal – The Littmus test: Veteran activist investor on his office shorting strategy Armed with a modest checkbook but a big pulpit, Jonathan Litt is going after Big Office. Can he prevail?
- S&P – Is high-yield pricing fundamentals or liquidity?
- McKinsey – Building a digital New York Times: CEO Mark Thompson
- AC – All S&P 500 Sectors and Industries, by Size Neat infographic of the S&P 500
Culture / Tech / Science
- WashPo – Flu was all but eliminated in South Africa this year. Coronavirus is to thank.
- TXG – First Tee Nerves How often do you hit a bad shot on the first tee? In this video Matt works with world-renowned coach Gareth Raflewski to manage his nerves
- ArtTechnica – SpaceX Starlink speeds revealed as beta users get downloads of 11 to 60Mbps
- Contemporist – This Tiny House Community Feels Like Living In A Small Village
- CNN – New saliva-based Covid-19 test could be a fast and cheap ‘game changer’