Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week.
NB: ($) denotes subscription site.
NASA says there is a 12% chance that a disaster potentially 20x more damaging than Hurricane Katrina will hit in the next 10 years. Add the “solar storm” to your list of force majeure risks.
I guess we weren’t the only ones to read the story above: Elliott Management’s biggest fear is an EMP.
Do you consider copper phone lines to be real estate? Apparently, the IRS does as Windstream is converting to a REIT.
Financial innovation knows no bounds! For instance, these guys are building an empire doing gift card arbitrage.
Media mogul John Malone gave a rare interview in the Wall Street Journal this week.