What We’re Reading – Week of 03/02/2018

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



Margin debt was likely a contributing factor to the recent correction.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Meanwhile Warren Buffett advises to never buy equities on margin in his annual letter.

Letter via Berkshire Hathaway


Will “digital phenotyping” provide new insights about people based on their smartphone habits or just end up as another privacy quagmire?

Article via New York Times ($)


Your love of your old smartphone presents a problem for Apple and Samsung.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Sheila Bair still sees student debt as a potential trouble spot for the economy.

Article via Barron’s ($)