What We’re Reading – Week of 01/02/2015

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Fortune had a great profile of Bryon Trott, Warren Buffett’s favorite investment banker.

Article via Fortune


Ten reasons to abolish corporate income taxes.

Op-Ed via Wall Street Journal ($)


2014 was the Year of the Activists.  What will 2015 bring?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Something is wrong when a single firm controls 80% of the physical supply of one commodity.  Or, is it just an old fashioned market corner?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Danielle Fong is trying to solve the central problem that holds alternative energy back: How do you store energy cheaply for when wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine? No wonder Bill Gates and Peter Thiel are backing her company, LightSail.

Article via Fortune