News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s reads include:
How to keep your (investment) cool when the future remains unclear.
Economist Mohamed A. El-Erian on how the formula that had been working so well to sustain investment gains is breaking down as threats to the global economy grow and policies become less effective.
Also see El-Erian commenting on CNBC:
Both (1) changes in lockdown policy, and (2) failure of a regional approach, leave the UK government with fewer tools to reconcile economic activity and public health.
The crisis facing magicians is unprecedented. “It’s a scary, scary time,” said one.
Building a career out of reading books takes commitment, research—and, probably, a sound booth in your home
Officials are using high-precision cameras, carbon dioxide-monitoring devices and wind-speed measuring machines as part of countermeasures against COVID-19.
IPhones wouldn’t exist without phone phreakers. An original “blue box” made by Steve Wozniak is up for auction.