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What We’re Reading – Week of 08/22/2014

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

NB: ($) denotes subscription site.

 

Have you ever wondered what a monopsony is?  The Economist says the NCAA is a great example.

Article via The Economist ($)

 

What happens as the app economy matures?

Article via Financial Times ($)

 

The Chinese appear to be very serious about reducing corruption.  They investigated 180,000 party members in 2013 alone! Up next, more investor protections?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)

 

Janet Yellen sounds like she is going to err on the side of keeping things easy for as long as possible from her speech in Jackson Hole this week.  Will inflation force her hand?

Speech via Federal Reserve