Curated reads for April 04, 2020
Social Distancing, economic contraction, uncertainty, reliance on government stimulus are all upon us; and the main question is how much longer. Howard Marks, of Oaktree Capital Management, the largest investor in distressed securities worldwide, in his recent memo says, ”the most important thing is to be ready to respond to and take advantage of declines”. Let’s read further. Read more
LESSONS FROM HISTORY
While we had shared an article about the consequences of global epidemics a few weeks back; for those who are interested in a little more in-depth reading, here’s a treasure trove of articles that dive into the consequences of pandemics and market crashes. Read more
DID YOU KNOW?
Did You Know: Orange juice, toilet paper and rice are among the most desired goods during this pandemic. And while we had shared an article about the consequences of global epidemics a few weeks back; with the coronavirus outbreak crossing a tally of over a million this week, let’s take a look at its economic impact on the financial markets globally. Read more
A vegetarian’s tryst with a local seller of carnitas (pulled pork) in a Mexican local market led to the discovery of a Mayan kingdom. Let’s go on an archaeological adventure to a farmer’s field in South Mexico. Read more