What We’re Reading – Week of 07/29/2016

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Banks are increasing their loss reserves as they prepare for consumer credit to sour.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


People don’t trust economists anymore.

Article via Quartz


What’s next for the potash market?

Article via Financial Times ($)


Have rising asset prices made us vulnerable?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Facebook has a vision for the future and you have to wear shades to enjoy it.

Article via Bloomberg


Do European banks need a €900 billion recapitalization?

Article via Financial Times ($)


GMO’s mean reversion strategy is tested in today’s markets.

Article via Institutional Investor