Book notes: Your kids are way too clean. A Q&A with Dr. Shetreat-Klein author of The Dirt Cure: Growing Healthy Kids With Food Straight from Soil.  (NYTimes)

Quote of the Day

"As you’re probably painfully aware, the S&P 500 hasn’t made any progress over the last two years. If you’re feeling a little frustrated, I have some bad news for you, this is how stocks works. The stock market doesn’t owe you anything."

(Michael Batnick)

Chart of the Day

World stock markets are now in bear market territory.