Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.
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The quants run Wall Street now.
If it takes a computer to calculate the fees you are paying, you are probably paying too much (and your portfolio is probably too complex).
Google now knows when its users buy things at the store.
ETF providers consider setting up their own indexes as S&P’s licensing fees are “too high.”
The tricky case of rare disease drugs: They can be a life saver for patients, but are also an area of potential abuse as the case of Alexion demonstrates.
James Leprino is the “pizza cheese” billionaire you have probably never heard of.
Farming the world: how China plans to avert a food crisis.