Something Good for the Month

December 2022

December 2022

Read. Reflect. Re-energize.


Times of India | Indian PhD Student at Cambridge University Solves 2,500-year-old
Sanskrit Puzzle

A grammatical problem which has defeated Sanskrit scholars since the 5th Century BC has finally been solved by an Indian PhD student at the University of Cambridge.


Oaktree Capital | Memos From Howard Marks: Sea-Change

“In my 53 years in the investment world, I’ve seen a number of economic cycles, pendulum swings, manias and panics, bubbles and crashes, but I remember only two real sea changes. I think we may be in the midst of a third one today…”


Asset Class Performance in 2022 | Why 2022 was a Brutal Year for Investors

2022 was unprecedented. Covid restrictions lifted, air travel resumed, masks removed, holidays resumed. Then Russia invaded Ukraine, gas and oil prices soared, tech giants faced turmoil, while 14 years of cheap money ended. Inflation returned after 40 years, and interest rates rose… then rose some more.


Visual Capitalist | Ranked: The 100 Biggest Public Companies in the World

This year has been shaped by uncomfortable macroeconomic headwinds. Trillions of dollars were erased in public company market capitalizations, investor confidence waned, and cost pressures squeezed consumer pocketbooks. As 2022 comes to a close, this infographic shows the biggest companies in the world, using data from Companiesmarketcap.com.


Zero Hedge | The Final “Tale Of The Tape”: The 13 Most Striking Market Facts Of 2022

“For only the third time since 1926, both US stocks and bonds lost money in 2022 (the other two occurrences were 1931 and 1969)…”


Enterprising Investor | From No to Yes: Persuading Clients with the 3Ps Method

“Nobody likes rejection. Which is why, over the years, I’ve developed a three-step process to transform situations from hopeless to hopeful. I call it the 3Ps approach…”


Quanta Magazine | Physicists Create a Holographic Wormhole Using a Quantum Computer

The unprecedented experiment explores the possibility that space-time somehow emerges from quantum information, even as the work’s interpretation remains disputed.


Abraham Piper | The Etymology of Soccer is Very Silly

The public has spoken! After opening the choice of Word of the Year up to English speakers for the first time in its history, over the last two weeks more than 300,000 people cast their vote.


Oxford Languages | Oxford Word of the Year 2022

The public has spoken! After opening the choice of Word of the Year up to English speakers for the first time in its history, over the last two weeks more than 300,000 people cast their vote.


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