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Weekend Reading - October 27th, 2017

“The things you're looking for, Montag, are in the world, but the only way the average chap will ever see ninety-nine percent of them is in a book.”

~Ray Bradbury

Article of the Week

How to Remember What You Read - (Farnam Street) - A great primer on active reading and how to get the most of each book you pick up.  

Investing

 How to Invest At All-Time Highs(A Wealth of Common Sense) - A few strategies for navigating the latest market run-up.

The Theory of Maybes- (Collaborative Fund) - Investing isn't just about the numbers, there is much more to consider when evaluating future growth.

Patient Investing Requires a Little Faith - (Monevator) - The ability to stay focused and calm in turbulent markets can have a great effect on the final outcome.

Markets

What Could Send Bitcoin Into the Stratosphere? - (A Wealth of Common Sense) - It might take more than your common investor to push Bitcoin to the next level.

Drivers of Higher Rates: Good and Bad Inflation- (Eric Cinnamond) - Speaking about the current relationship between interest rate increases, inflation, and stock prices.

Brain

Practice These 4 Thought Patterns to Gradually Change Your Brain - (Inc.) - Adopting a beginner's mindset, and a few other strategies for exercising the brain.

The Most Efficient, Science-Based Way to Learn and Memorize Practically Anything- (The Simple Dollar) - How to practice spaced repetition learning.

Want to Boost Your Brain Power? Try This Exercise Developed at Johns Hopkins- (Big Think) - A cool exercise developed to help improve working memory.

Charlotte Happenings

Agenda Weekender: 105 things to do this weekend, including 50 Halloween-themed bar crawls, parties and movie marathons(Charlotte Agenda) 

Free Halloween Movies at Coco and the Director- (Charlotte on the Cheap)

North Carolina Is Now 1 of 3 Finalists For Toyota and Mazda’s New $1.6 Billion Joint Facility - (Charlotte Stories)

FIRST LOOK: Inside Angeline’s and Merchant & Trade, Uptown’s newest restaurant and rooftop bar opening next week- (Charlotte Agenda)