by Adam English
What is your line when people ask you what you do for work? Ever strike up a conversation about markets and quarterly reports at the dinner table?
I wouldn’t suggest it, and I tell people the most literal version I can think of: “I mostly read, then I write about it.”
Boring and broad, sure, but if I stumble on the right article or report, there is a hook — often an analogy — that clicks right in place, right in time.
Last evening over dinner, an old friend was foolish enough to delve deeper, and I took something from what I just read, and said, “These days, I’m writing about how markets hijack minds.”