What We’re Reading – Week of 05/09/2014

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


An unsatisfying ending to money market reform efforts.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Keynes’s “euthanasia of the rentier” is fully in progress and will remain so according to Martin Wolf.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Paul Gillis credits Alibaba with minimizing the risk to investors via its VIE structures.  There is still plenty of risk though.

Article via China Accounting Blog


An explanation of why “diworsification” and active management don’t mix.

Article via Financial Times ($)


Online retailers are trying to turn us into those people from the movie WALL-E with same-day delivery.

Article from The Economist