What We’re Reading – Week of 03/11/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Bloomberg chronicles the birth of the exchange traded fund (ETF).

Article via Bloomberg


Ex-Energy Transfer Equity CFO Jamie Welch got a curious case of buyer’s remorse in ETE’s acquisition of Williams according to the New York Times. 

Article via New York Times ($)


E-commerce in India is a lot different than in the United States.

Article via The Economist ($)


Why aren’t wages higher at this stage in the recovery?

FRBSF Economic Letter


Redfin CEO, Glenn Kelmann, wrestles with the situation when life in the startup ivory tower meets real work – in his case selling homes.

Post via LinkedIn


This New York Times expose of Amazon’s “white collar abuse” started the debate Kelmann ponders in the article above.

Article via New York Times ($)


This is what a modern day bank heist looks like.  Hackers try to steal $1 billion from the Bangladeshi central bank.  There is going to be a movie about this one…

Article via Bloomberg