What We’re Reading – Week of 01/05/2018

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


As Amazon expands its “Basics” product offering, are there limits to what Amazon can and will sell?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Ray Dalio says it’s time to put away the punch bowl as the party is coming to an end.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Meanwhile, Jeremy Grantham says there will be one last hurrah.

Article via GMO


A digital currency pioneer was briefly the fifth richest man in the world this week.  The insanity continues.

Article via New York Times ($)


Institutional Investor has a profile of Softbank’s $100 billion “Vision” venture capital fund.  A brilliant land grab for a new digital era or a top of the cycle reach for the sky?  Only time will tell.

Article via Institutional Investor