Best of: A good best of 2016 list including I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong.  (The Mission)

Quote of the Day

"If you are investing in a target date fund, figure out what’s in it, and figure out if you can make essentially the same investments more cheaply."

(James Kwak)

Chart of the Day

Forward bond returns are not all that hard to figure.