What We’re Reading – Week of 04/23/2021

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


It doesn’t really make news, but the current course of the U.S. government spending vastly more than its revenues is unsustainable.

Article via Fortune and The 2020 Financial Report of the U.S. Government


Robert Shiller looks at the comparison between today and the last roaring 20s.

Article via New York Times ($)


Elon Musk is a space real estate baron.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


McDonald’s ice cream machines are so unreliable, some people made a business out of monitoring what is wrong with them.

Article via Wired