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What We’re Reading – Week of 10/05/2018

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

 

An ABB split may result in a windfall for shareholders and would leave the company more focused on robotics.

Article via Bloomberg

 

Is Disney in a creative rut?

Article via The Week

 

There is a private technology company in China worth more than Uber and you probably haven’t heard of it.

Article via Bloomberg

 

It has never been so easy for money-losing firms to IPO.  Another sign of where we are in the cycle…

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Brexit may be a buy for the brave.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

The only problem with the entire electronics supply chain being in China is it makes products vulnerable state-sponsored hardware hacking.  Bloomberg has the scoop on how the Chinese were able to spy on U.S. corporations via this method.  Amazon and Apple denied this story vehemently.  It will be interesting to see if the “truth” comes out one day.  

Article via Bloomberg

 

How a rundown neighborhood in Cambridge birthed a biotech and real estate boom.  Clustering really is an interesting phenomenon.

Article via Bloomberg