SBV Weekly Fall 2

SBV Curated Content | A Weekly Update of Enlightening & Intriguing Information | September 23, 2020

SBV Weekly Fall 2

COVID-19 & Your Health

What Scientists Have—and Haven’t—Learned About the Coronavirus So Far. “From whether dogs can get it to how it spreads to that ridiculous “study” on runners spewing plumes of virus, we’ve won some and lost some, which is to be expected.” (Slate, Medical Examiner)

Does Wearing Glasses Protect You from Coronavirus?. “After researchers noticed fewer nearsighted patients in a hospital ward in China, they speculated that wearing glasses might offer some protection against Covid-19.” (The New York Times)

Forty-six people associated with the nursing home died, exposing how ill-prepared we were for the pandemic — and how we take care of our elderly. This is their story. (The California Sunday Magazine)

A sobering breakdown of severe COVID-19 cases shows young adults can’t dismiss it. “A new study underscores the fact that people ages 18 to 34 can still get severely sick.” (ScienceNews)

Your Finances & other Wealth Management links

What Should Young Investors Read? (Michael Batnick, CFA)

5 Millennial Money Mistakes (Living with Money)

When One Spouse Gets an Inheritance, It Can Be Hard on a Marriage “Most states recognize inheritances as separate property, and many experts say keeping them separate is often the best approach.” (The Wall Street Journal)

It’s hard to make the math for a timeshare make sense. (HumbleDollar.com)

Businesses, Stock Markets & the Economy

Is the Stock Market Divorced from Reality? (Dimensional)

“How can stock prices flirt with new highs while the news is so discouraging? One financial columnist recently observed that the stock market “looks increasingly divorced from economic reality.”

Is it? Let’s dig a little deeper.”

Dimensional Stocks Chart

Source: Dimensional Fund Advisors

 

The $88 Trillion World Economy in One Chart (Visual Capitalist)

World Economy Chart

COVID crisis: We need all hands on deck to save America’s arts and culture economy (USA Today)

The Environment & ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Investing

All my takeout has delivered a mountain of trash. So I asked experts how to minimize it. (The Washington Post)

Staring Into the Eye of a Whale and Seeing the Whole World (The New York Times)

A humpback whale off the coast of the Dominican Republic stares back.
Credit…Wild Horizons/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Your Physical & Mental Well-being

Why sitting too much is bad and how to sit less (Chris Kresser)

Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever (The Guardian) and Judging the Booker prize: ‘These books are about living under intense pressure’ (The Guardian)

Watch – This senior dog sanctuary is paradise for older dogs without homes (GMA)

Today’s WFH office

David’s crew – “Somebody’s got to work around here – sooooo… why don’t you do it, let us know how it works out?” Say no more.

(reminder: Lincoln = boy = blue; Mary Todd = lady of the house = red)

Sheri Iannetta Cupo
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