How to know if the contact tracer that called you is legit. Odds are, our lifestyles will determine how long we live. Can the stock market call the Presidential race?
Engage with legitimate contact tracers, avoid scams – (Virginia Department of Health)
Phone scammers have started posing as contact tracers (of course they would). In response, the Virginia Department of Health has put out a press release. If you get called by an official contact tracer, your phone’s caller ID will read “VDH COVID Team”. Also, a legit caller will never ask for sensitive information such as your social security number or credit card information.
Death by lifestyle (HumbleDollar)
A nice review of Bill Bryson’s book, The Body: A Guide for Occupants, along with some financial related takeaways.
Can stocks predict the next president? (LPL Financial)
An interesting chart and accompanying article showing how stock market performance in the 3 months leading up to presidential elections can predict whether the incumbent party will stay in the White House. Unfortunately there’s only 23 data points. My statistics professor used to always say a minimum of 30 were needed to confidently draw any conclusions.