Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.
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Another lesson on the power of markets: abundant natural gas has done more to shrink the U.S. coal industry than environmentalists ever could.
Low interest rates have made catastrophe bonds attractive at the expense of traditional reinsurers.
“Chipotle: The Definitive Oral History” is a testament to the benefits of thinking differently about an old problem.
It’s back! Financial engineering makes a comeback with eBonds.
We hope someone in Congress reads this op-ed on a sane way to fund badly needed infrastructure investment.
Negative sovereign interest rates begin to have real world consequences: Nestlé debt traded with a negative yield this week. This gives new meaning to the old real estate developer’s adage: “A dollar borrowed is a dollar earned.”