Book notes: Why women should run household finance. Insights from Kimberly Palmer’s Smart Mom, Rich Mom: How to Build Wealth While Raising a Family.  (NYTimes)

Quote of the Day

"So when you choose what to do, don’t focus on the end point. Instead, focus on whether you like the work itself. Not only will you be more likely to reach your goal, even if you don’t arrive at that end point, you will have had a joyful life."

(Raghuram Rajan)

Chart of the Day

Chemical activity is bottoming out.