What We’re Reading – Week of 04/29/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


What happens when the central bank becomes one of the largest shareholders in most corporations?  It is happening in Japan.

Article via Bloomberg


Brazil has a giant problem:  a vast government.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Lucrative credit card rewards programs create a new class of customers: “churners.”

Article via Bloomberg


The FT had a great interview with Jim Chanos on the art of short selling.

Transcript via Financial Times ($)


Warren Buffett’s final bet is a risky one.

Article via Harvard Business Review