What We’re Reading – Week of 08/14/2015

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


How it impacts you when China devalues its currency.

Article via NPR


Mutual funds are the kingmakers when activists take on management teams.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Farming goes high-tech to increase yields.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


Alphabet lets Google chase moonshots while staying profitable.

Article via Wired


Unusually low interest rates are impacting markets far and wide — now people are worried about a commercial real estate bubble.

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)