What We’re Reading – Week of 08/17/2018

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


The uranium market shows signs of life.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


The Financial Times investigates the drug company pricing playbook.

Article via Financial Times ($)


President Trump says companies should report every six months, instead of quarterly.  We haven’t said it too often lately, but this is an idea that makes sense.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Cliff Asness makes a well-argued case against “buyback derangement syndrome.”  Buybacks just don’t matter as much as many people think they do.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


The Washington Post has an interesting anecdotal look at what immuno-oncology treatment can look like for a patient, in this case, Barbara Lipska, author of “The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind.” 

Article via The Washington Post