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What We’re Reading – Week of 04/25/2014

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.
NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

Comcast hopes to offer national wifi service to compete with wireless carriers.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Famed investor David Einhorn is shorting a basket of “tech bubble 2.0” stocks.

Greenlight Capital Q1 2014 Letter

 

The increased role of activists is changing the relationship between shareholders and company boards and managements.

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

Smartphones have made hearing aids dramatically better. This is another example of how we are just beginning to scratch the surface of the new applications made possible when there is a computer in your pocket.

Article via New York Times ($)

 

There’s gold in those hills (for the M&A bankers at least) as Barrick and Newmont consider a merger.

Article from Bloomberg