What We’re Reading – Week of 02/15/2019

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


The emphasis on hydration for sports is mostly just a result of excessive marketing as opposed to science. 

Article via FiveThirtyEight Blog


Student loan debt is delaying the purchase of homes for recent graduates.

Article via NPR


Here comes the big business of sports gambling.

Article via New York Times ($)


A.I. makes diagnoses as accurately as doctors in a new study.

Article via New York Times ($)


A wave of bankruptcies is sweeping the U.S. Farm Belt.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)