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What We’re Reading – Week of 03/04/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

The FT has an in-depth look at controversial farmland investment schemes in Ethiopia.  The trade-off between increased efficiency and local farming has few easy answers.

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

Jamie Dimon talks about “fintech” and the future of banking.

Article via Bloomberg

 

In New York the attorney general goes after insurers for not providing access to drugs that cure Hepatitis C, while in Massachusetts she goes after the drug company for charging too much.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Uber – the solution for a misspent youth?

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

Bill Gross says we have stretched finance-based capitalism to its limit.

Investment Outlook via Bill Gross