Notes: David Pepper’s two novels The Wingman and The People’s House have been uncannily accurate about the state of US politics.  (Politico)

Quote of the Day

"Stories are more powerful than statistics because the most believable thing in the world is whatever takes the least amount of effort to contextualize your own life experiences."

(Morgan Housel)

Chart of the Day

Thanks to the new tax law 2018 has already been a banner year for buyback announcements.