What We’re Reading – Week of 05/28/2021

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


China subsidizes entire industries, is it a model that will work?  Meanwhile, the U.S. has Elon Musk.

Article via The Atlantic


Buying real estate to beat inflation can backfire.

Article via The Wall Street Journal ($)


The Texas electrical grid was close to a much bigger disaster in February.

Article via The Wall Street Journal ($)


Crypto currencies have at least one use case: helping criminals launder money.

Article via Financial Times ($)