There have been only five 10% corrections since then, and each was a buying opportunity for me. None was followed by a second 10% decline. The last of these corrections came at the end of 2018. As cash built up in my account, I wondered when, if ever, I’d get another such opportunity. I grew impatient. On Feb. 19, the S&P 500 closed at a record high. No one seemed to see a bear market or recession on the horizon, even as stock multiples teetered at record highs and a strange virus began to spread. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | I became a disciplined investor over 40 years; the virus broke me in 40 days
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For some couples, understanding what your partner's job stress feels like is more important than understanding the job itself. Taking time to be compassionate toward "the pressure of the hierarchy at work or the promotion stress," or your partner's anxiety around their "client flip-flopping what they want every hour of the day," Johnson said, is certainly a way of showing support. … [Read more...] about Couples having a working-from-home revelation: That’s what you do all day?
“I was depressed and sad in the bathtub, and all of a sudden Jon Lovitz was on my phone saying, ‘Congratulations on finally figuring out how to live a peaceful life!'” Berman says. “I just found that really funny—and weird.” … [Read more...] about Bored celebs + cooped-up fans = Cameo is booming during COVID-19
In short, I was traveling, discovering. Maybe not in the flesh, but I was an explorer nonetheless. I've been fascinated with the beguiling world of Google Street View for a decade now. I often turn to it as a research tool when I'm writing a novel, but more often than not, I simply use it to practice being a curious human. What an unbelievable resource! An endless fountain for little details. You can traipse down almost any street in the world, unbothered by snow or rain or gloom of night, completely safe, eating your Cheetos, and if you grow weary of your traipsing you can teleport to a completely new place on a new continent. … [Read more...] about How to see the world when you’re stuck at home
"You probably see a 21-year-old player from some of the first world country living alone all by himself. He has IPL riches, loves to party, enjoy life. And then something like this happens. You are alone and suddenly all negative stuff keeps crossing your mind. And as they say idle mind is a devil's workshop," the 34-year-old said. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | How Indian cricketers are caring for their mental health during COVID-19 lockdown