What We’re Reading – Week of 08/16/2019

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Longtime America lawyer, Dan Harris, who deals with Chinese business issues says you can stick a fork in Hong Kong as an international business center.  It’s done.

Blog via China Law Blog


What comes next for Hong Kong could be scary for investors.

Article via Barron’s ($)


Another chink in the armor of ad-supported journalism.  Advertisers are refusing to advertise near stories containing sensitive words.  Makes reporting on serious and sensitive stories a little tough doesn’t it?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


If you are an ESG investor, you need to be careful your fund is actually following your intentions.

Article via Bloomberg