What We’re Reading – Week of 05/04/2018

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


China appears ready to play hardball on tariffs.

Article via New York Times ($)


Tesla burns cash faster than its cars burn electricity in “Ludicrous Mode.”

Article via Bloomberg


Warby Parker mastered the direct to consumer eyeglasses model, now others are pursuing direct to consumer everything at the expense of traditional brands.

Article via Inc.


Megadeals are often harder to pull off than expected.  The combination of Jarden and Newell Rubbermaid provides a case study in the potential difficulties.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)