I’m writing this piece early in the morning on Tuesday, Mar. 31, before the stock market opens.
Over the past five business days, the S&P 500 has rebounded magnificently. On Monday, Mar. 23, it closed at 2,237.40. Yesterday, it closed at 2,626.04.
I am conflicted about the market’s recent upward trajectory, and in this piece I explore why.
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Mar. 31, 2020: The coronapocalypse can’t keep two degenerates from betting.
I check in with Matt Harmon, a football writer and analyst for Yahoo Sports, and we play a quick game of Over/Under.
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Security is more valuable than luxury.
There’s more to making humans than having sex.
I’m no expert in physics, but according to some guy named … checking Wikipedia … some guy named Albert Einstein, space and time are basically versions of each other.
Is that wrong? … checking Wikipedia … you know, I don’t know. Space and time might be versions of each other. That doesn’t sound totally incorrect.
Again, I’m no expert in physics. I’m not a physician.
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Even the righteous have demons as allies.
I wouldn’t say that the 2011 film Margin Call is actually a great movie, but it’s one that has somehow stuck in my mind since I first saw it.
Based on the events of the 2008 financial crisis, Margin Call seems especially relevant as we move further into a coronavirus-induced recession.
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To most of the world, misfortune is an abstraction.
The coronapocalypse is on, so instead of watching sports I hope to read some books.
Life is tough.
Continue reading “Six Nonfiction Books I Want to Read During the Coronavirus Crisis”