What We’re Reading – Week of 04/07/2017

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.



Is a public company controlled by just a few people really public?  It’s a pertinent question as tech founders seek IPO riches without input from shareholders.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Student debt is holding people back from buying homes.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


A reminder of how surprisingly sanguine markets have been… the most connected man in banking predicted continued volatility just last year and instead the world delivered the opposite.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Bloomberg explains the secret history of Wall Street’s largest oil trade.

Article via Bloomberg