Review: Henry Bennett’s Anesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion and the Mystery of Consciousness demonstrates the weirdness of the brain.  (New Yorker)

Quote of the Day

"Taking money off the table is smart portfolio management. It is very different from selling your entire position, which could be brilliant but is equally likely to be a mistake."

(Fred Wilson)

Chart of the Day

What the ‘typical home buyer’ has in terms of a mortgage has been on the rise since 2012.