What We’re Reading – Week of 01/04/2019

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Mutual funds go activist.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Will the rise of China as an economic superpower prove to be a disappointment like Japan was in the 1980s?

Article via Financial Times ($)


Fracking’s “secret” problem: oil wells aren’t producing as much as they were supposed to.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Bloomberg lays out almost everything Wall Street expects for 2019.  These predictions will mostly not come true, but it helps to know what people are expecting.

Article via Bloomberg