Damn, it's hot
Well, it's summer again. Check out this post from the past about how to deal with the summer heat before moving on to this week's links below :)
I mostly care about what this will do to the pollen count: problematic forestry management law.
A pretty normal millionaire interview.
Hedge fund shorts zombie Japanese companies.
Well, duh. 36 obvious investing truths.
Really interesting: book review of Capital in the Twenty-First Century.
Big Brother is watching (this isn't the first story like this I have seen in Japan, there are also companies that monitor employee eye and mouse movements): In Japan, Your Smile is Being Recorded: Take This Job and Love It—Or Else.
It's just a matter of time before things change in Japan: public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking.
Johnny Depp is broke.
Rising sea levels could also threaten my home here in Sendai: rising seas 'Florida is about to be wiped off the map'.
This shocking article was published around the same time that LDP asshat was making his comment about how 'women that don't have children are selfish': children of poor, jobless single moms have become an underclass in Japan.
As a lazy long-term investor this was interesting but not actionable: my evolution on asset allocation.
Not as strict as I would like, but baby steps in the right direction: Tokyo gov't passes strict anti-smoking laws.
Brexit. Bah, humbug. Battening down the hatches and exploring the opportunities of Brexit.
A sensible (overcautious?) millionaire interview.
An intriguing concept from Tynan: treat your to-do list as one task.
A salutary tale: power is the ability to control your own life.
Very meta: a bunch of links from Collaborative Fund. What we're reading.
Just don't, mmmkay? Three massive risks of actively managed funds.
Lots of Japan stories this week for some reason. What do you think? Anything interesting? I think the book review was my favourite.